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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Hereford, Herefordshire

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Andrews

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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The Company

One of Europe's leading manufacturers within their industry, focusing on quality and service whilst continually investing for growth and development into environmentally friendly products.

The Role

As Assistant Accountant, you will join a small but busy in house accounts team working from the site in Hereford. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic, professional team member who is keen to expand their experience and skills within the manufacturing industry.

The Assistant Accountant is a busy and varied role centred around the financial management and control of manufacturing, stock and accounting systems.


*Purchase ledger administration.
*Credit insurance maintenance.
*Assisting with monthly end journal and management accounts.
*Maintaining fixed asset register on SAGE Line 50.
*Stock control including valuations, balances and reserves.
*Reporting of Sales, Production, Intrastat and EC sales.
*Reporting to National Statistics Office.
*Maintaining origination order log and creation of invoices.
*Reconciling wages, pension, PAYE and NI control accounts.
*Providing payroll support to HR Department.
*Assisting in reviewing SOP's to improve efficiency.
*Create and maintain accounting procedures manual.
*Awareness and compliance of Environmental Agency requirements.


*Excellent communication skills.
*Proven ability to plan, organise and prioritise own workload with a good eye for detail.
*The ability to analyse, understand and present financial and business data.
*Enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with strong organisational and planning skills.
*Motivated individual keen to progress accounting career in manufacturing industry.
*Knowledge and experience of SAGE Line 50 Accounts & Payroll preferable but full training will be given.
*Proven experience using Microsoft Office (including excel).
*Accounting qualification preferred (AAT).

£20,000 - £25,000 annual salary.
Based in Hereford.
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.