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Assistant Accountant

County Durham, Shildon
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DB Charles have partnered with an incredibly successful business based in Shildon, Durham, with various sites throughout the UK, that are currently seeking to hire a new permanent member of staff as an Assistant Accountant.

The business are a well known global brand within manufacturing & distribution and are looking to attract a new candidate to begin working with the business as soon as possible.

The role as Assistant Accountant, will report into the site based Finance Director and sit amongst 6 other members of staff in the department.

The role holds a variety of duties and responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • General accounting support
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Reconciliations
  • Process controls
  • VAT returns
  • Accruals & prepayments
  • Variance analysis
  • Reporting
  • Query handling
  • Process analysis and improvement

Ideally the client is looking for CV’s and to interview candidates with the following skill sets:

  • Extensive experience working as an Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant or within a role covering the above responsibilities
  • Ideally AAT qualified or undertaking these qualifications
  • Strong system skills, preferably with ERP systems such as Hyperion & Epicor
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent ability to multi task
  • Pressure handling skills
  • Ability to commit to a permanent role based in Shildon, Durham

The role will be working Monday to Friday and can offer hours of either 8:00am to 4:30pm or 8:30am to 5:00pm and depending on experience, the client is looking to offer a very competitive market rate, plus additional benefits on offer such as:

  • x22 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays on top
  • Free parking on-site
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Plus many others

If you feel this is a strong fit to your skill set, please apply and DB Charles Recruitment looks forward to receiving your CV and details.

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