Assistant Company Accountant

Assistant Accountant - Hyde, North West

Ref: 563Wednesday 18 January 2023

£30k to £33k, 35 hour week, 20 days holiday + bank holidays (rising with service), Pension scheme, Free Parking

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Paying up to £33k, we are recruiting for an Assistant Company Accountant to join a company based in Hyde. This role will both be permanent, and the role is fully office-based 5 days per week. The working week is 35 hours and the actual hours are 9.00am - 5.00pm.


You will work with the Finance team and deputise in the absence of the Company Accountant. You will support the Company Accountant on a daily basis and support the company's Finance department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collating documentation to support journal transactions
  • Prepare and post monthly recurring journals
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts and bank accounts on a daily basis
  • Prepare and post inter-company journals, ensuring all figures are reconciled by agreed deadlines
  • Maintaining cashbooks – including downloading bank statements, recording bank statement transactions, posting all currency sales ledger and nominal items on a daily basis
  • Ensure all purchase ledger items are complete to enable daily posting
  • Maintaining of a fixed asset register, including capitalisation, depreciation and disposal of assets
  • Revalue all currency accounts on a monthly basis
  • Arranging payments via the online banking system, including supplier currency payments, BACS payments and Statutory payments
  • Completing reports for inclusion in the Board report
  • Providing cover for Finance Assistants


You will have previous experience of working in a similar role within a Finance function. You will have the ability to work with and to lead a team. You will have strong Excel knowledge and be accurate and organised. You will be able to meet deadlines and have excellent communication skills. You will be at least AAT Level 3 Qualified (or working towards it) or above with the ability to train and motivate others. 

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