Role details

Assistant Accountant

Shepton Mallet   •   £30,000 - £36,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity for a CIMA studier to develop their career in FMCG
  • Reporting Directly to the FC in a very fast paced environment

About Our Client

Expanding at a rapid rate, my FMCG client has created this new Assistant Accountant vacancy in a transformation of their Finance Team.

The company have established a very strong market share within their specialist field but are still growing in a very competitive industry with high expectations from their clients.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this role is responsible for assisting with the production of the monthly and annual accounts, payroll, treasury and compliance activities. This role is very much seen as a key development opportunity within the finance team.

Key Relationships - Director of Finance, Accounts Payable & Receivable team, Finance Insight & Business Partner, HR Manager

Detailed Job Description

  • Working closely with the Director of Finance to ensure the timely and accurate production of accounts up to trial balance stage.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate submission of VAT and HMRC monthly returns.
  • Responsible for the management of the monthly and weekly payroll process, liaising with the outsourced processing company.
  • Involved in ongoing internal process improvements within the finance function.
  • To support the finance team in the continued development and efficacy of the company financial systems.
  • To undertake ad hoc projects as required

The Successful Applicant

Candidate Attributes

  • Graduate and Part Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Ideally previous knowledge of successfully working within a SME environment.
  • Good people skills, with an ability to bring finance to life.
  • Strong analytical skills, with advanced Excel and experience of ERP/BI reporting environments (ideally Microsoft Dynamics).

What's on Offer

Basic salary between £30000 - £36000

Full Study Support


Free parking

33 days holiday including bank holidays

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