Robert Half

Assistant Accountant

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Rizwan Sindhu
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

The Role

Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm- Manchester City Centre

Robert Half are currently partnering exclusively with one of Manchester's businesses, for an Assistant Accountant. The successful Assistant Accountant will be given the opportunity to develop on their current skill set, whilst learning new areas of the finance function. This Assistant Accountant position will require the candidates to work in a high volume environment, within a varied role, requiring them to have a flexible working approach. The Assistant Accountant position will be a great stepping stone for an enthusiastic, driven individual

Job Role
  • Production of the monthly profit and loss reports by preparing and posting journals then analysing results for assigned cost centres.
  • Prepare/post journals, accruals, prepayments and other on-going or monthly accounting entries.
  • Bank reconciliation.
  • Inter-company reports and queries
  • P&L variance analysis and commentary.
  • Balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Assisting in Management Accountant.
  • Quarterly VAT Returns
  • Assist with preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Understand corporation tax computations.
  • Other ad hoc investigation and compliance duties as requested by the Finance Manager

The Profile

As an Assistant Accountant you will have experience of working in a similar function, with a track record of working to high volumes and under pressure

- Have experience of working in a similar role

- Have a Strong attention to detail

- Posses good communication skills

- Working in a small team

- Have intermediate excel skills

- Strong ERP knowledge such as SAP, Oracle

- Be immediately available

- Commercially minded

The Company

This company is working with Robert Half exclusively and is looking for an Assistant Accountant to operate within a dynamic finance function based in Manchester City Centre. They are looking for someone who has experience across the finance function and can add value from minute 1.

Salary & Benefits

This is a temp to perm role paying up to 27k for the right candidate and comes with study support for the right candidate


If this is something that you would be interested in or know anybody who would then please do contact Rizwan Sindhu on 0161 828 6100 or email on

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.