Job Vacancy: Assistant Accountant

Our Ref: 1509344147
Location: Newport
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Our Client, a successful and well-established business based in Newport is looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to support their established finance department.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Financial Controller in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting
  • Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of annual budget
  • Preparation of monthly accruals and prepayments
  • Manage the intercompany accounts and agree balances with the company
  • Preparation and reconciliation of VAT returns and deferred duty account
  • Debtor and Creditor control
  • Supervision of 3 staff members
  • Liaise with the payroll bureau on a monthly basis
  • Carry out any other ad hoc duties as requested by line management
  • Occasional travel (monthly) required within the UK

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Part Qualified accountant, CIMA or ACCA (study support provided to complete qualifications) or equivalent experience
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Working knowledge of SAGE 50 and/or SAGE 200
  • Competent user of Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of others and ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills


  • Free parking
  • Flexible working hours (8.30/9.30 start with 4.30/5.30 finish)
  • Study support
  • The opportunity to progress to Finance Manager in time for the right candidate

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