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Assistant Accountant


Job Summary

SF Group: Finance & Accountancy Division
Nottingham, MID
Accounting and Auditing Services
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
22,000.00 - 28,000.00 £  per year
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Contact Information
Ellen McGrath
SF Group: Finance & Accountancy Division
Phone:  0845 519 3655

Assistant Accountant

About the Job

SF Group are recruiting for an Assistant Management Accountant role in South Nottingham. This is a progressive role where you, the successful candidate will be developing and learning on the job. You will receive a full study package from the company that includes training, course costs and a career development plan outlined from your very first day.

This excellent opportunity is based 5 miles South of Nottingham, with easy road access. This company are manufactures, therefore the role is quite heavily stock based which will really suit those studying CIMA in particular and most notably candidates with prior experience of a manufacturing environment.

The job itself:

• Assisting in the production of monthly management accounts
• Assisting with year end
• VAT, NI and Corp Tax calculations
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Posting accruals and prepayments
• Full responsibility for overseeing the sales and purchase ledgers
• Line management of 2 x Accounts Assistants; provide adhoc support where needed
• Run month end close down, checking ledgers and ensuring accuracy and financial controls are maintained

The progression pathway:
There is a clear pathway available to become Finance Manager and then Financial Controller. You will be developed as a people manager and as an Accountant, lifting up your experience and management skills alongside your continuous studies with the end goal of becoming a competent Finance Manager who can manage a team, maintain financial controls and add value at a strategic level within strategic business objectives.

The ideal candidate:

• To fulfil the desired requirements for this role you must be a competent Accounts Assistant or Assistant Accountant who has some experience of supervisory responsibilities already
• You will be at least 2 years into your Accounting career now and be either part-qualified within ACCA/CIMA or fully qualified in AAT with a view to commencing CIMA/ACCA in this role
• The ideal candidate will be somebody who has spent time in their career developing through the ranks from a hands on purchase/sales ledger roles through to assisting with month end and reporting duties
• Advanced Excel to the standard of using V-Look Ups and Pivots Tables daily, alongside experience of working on SAGE Line 50. Experience of working on alternate SAGE packages will also be considered relevant


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