Assistant Accountant job in Altrincham


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Job Ref: 7090

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Date Posted: 15-07-2021

Category: Accounting/ Finance

Alexander Hancock

Our client, based in Altrincham, and operating in the service sector, is looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant on a permanent fulltime basis, 9am-5pm

Initially the role will be working from home but it will be based back in their Head Office in the near future

The role requires someone with experience in a similar position to join their small and friendly team

Role and Responsibilities for the position of Assistant Accountant

  • Daily bank postings and update cash flow.
  • Update banking file for all sales channels, post sales journal.
  • Process purchase invoices and payments.
  • Quarterly Supplier account reconciliations.
  • Process payroll and post journals.
  • VAT return preparation.
  • Issue and chase recharge invoices.
  • Prepare P11D’s and Office of National Statistics returns.
  • Period end processing, Prepayment and Accruals.
  • Ensure Trial balance accuracy and Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist in preparation of audit file and corporation tax information.
  • Track royalty income and reconcile monthly reports.
  • Prepare commercial reports as cover.
  • Adhoc and administrative tasks as required.

Skills and Experience required for the position of Assistant Accountant

  • AAT Level 3 and above or equivalent.
  • 2 years experience in bookkeeping or similar role.
  • Advanced level of competence with Microsoft Excel.
  • Highly numerate with clear verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adept at prioritising workload effectively and meeting deadlines.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Capable of building strong, professional working relationships.
  • Team Player.
  • Experience of Sage200 and Sage Payroll (desirable but not essential).


  • 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increases to 28 with service
  • Life assurance (three times basic salary)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounts in their stores

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