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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant – Brigg – £24k + study support. The Assistant Accountant will support this fast-paced FMCG business in creation and delivery of accurate and insightful management accounts whilst ensuring core financial controls are maintained. The role will ideally suit a AAT/ CIMA / ACCA studier with ambition to develop their career in Finance. This is a superb opportunity working within a fast paced, dynamic, success driven organisation.

The Role: 

  • Analyse Financial and Business data to assess and challenge performance, and to assist management decision making.
  • Produce key reports, daily, weekly, and monthly, and insightful commentary as appropriate in a timely and accurate manner to support business operations and performance management.
  • As a Business Partner to the Sales and Operations teams, assist in activities ranging from new business development though to performance improvement.
  • Work with the wider Finance team to develop improved, insightful information to support business goals.
  • Support monthly financial forecasting and annual budgeting process.
  • Manage elements of the balance sheet and support wider month end activities, including transaction processing, account reconciliation and control, and insightful commentary.
  • Assist wider Finance team and act as support to broader Finance activities eg Sales & Purchase ledger
  • Great opportunities to be involved in a range of development projects, including ERP implementation.

The Ideal Candidate:

This is a superb opportunity for a part qualified Management Accountant wishing to develop their career in Finance. Working within a fast paced, dynamic, success driven organisation the ideal candidate will:

  • Have a mind set to ask why and drive to improve.
  • Be looking for great development and progression opportunities, and keen to succeed.
  • Be a confident verbal and written communicator, able to interact and influence across stakeholders.
  • Be a collaborative, inquisitive, engaged individual – Really getting to know the business is central to success.
  • Have strong attention to detail and a right first time approach.
  • Culturally bring a sense of humour and desire to enjoy their time at work.
  • Of Graduate calibre, ideally with experience of working within a Finance team.
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment and familiarity, with standard costing preferred.
  • Excellent Excel capability essential, other MS capabilities advantageous
  • Process and systems orientated, with ERP or other systems experience or a keen interest to develop.
  • Experience in FMCG advantageous
  • The role will ideally suit a AAT/ CIMA / ACCA studier with ambition to develop their career in Finance.
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