Assistant Accountant – Ely

Do you have or are you working towards an accounting qualification (e.g. AAT or CIMA)? Have you got previous experience working within a fast-paced Finance team using ERP systems? As a key member of the Accounts Department, you will have a varied role spanning six areas of the business working closely with your Direct Line Manager and the Financial Controller.

In return you will get 25 days holiday + bank holidays, a health care plan, free refreshments, and use of a large canteen. Hybrid working options are also available.

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant:

  • Assist with month end tasks.
  • Be the primary owner of the ERP system fixed assets register and Construction in Progress GL account.
  • Prepare selected profit and loss ledger accounts analysis and periodically reconcile all balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare and publish monthly standalone and consolidated financial statements.
  • Assist with the interpretation of financial results producing supporting schedules, presentations, and other ad hoc analyses.
  • Support Financial Controller during the annual budgeting process.
  • Prepare functional budget analysis vs. actuals for selected Cost Centres.
  • Prepare UK VAT returns, audit transactions to ensure VAT rules are correctly applied.
  • Support R&D tax credit claim preparation process.

What you will need to succeed as Assistant Accountant:

  • Use of ERP systems.
  • An Accounting qualification or working towards (for example AAT or CIMA)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • An eye for detail with good analytical skills and confident communicator.


If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please contact Freddy for a chat on 01223 607670 or apply now.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Kameo Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy.

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