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Assistant Accountant

  • Ref: CR1301
  • Macclesfield
  • £21,000 - £25,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Accountant with strong book-keeping skills to join our client’s team in Macclesfield.


With a combined turnover of £3M, our client is looking for an enthusiastic individual to report to the Group Financial Controller and will be responsible for all aspects of financial processing and banking across 3 business units.


Key responsibilities but not exclusive to: 


Processing on Sage 50 

Managing Purchase Orders 

Managing Suppliers (Account queries / Credit Limits / Account Reconciliations)

Daily Banking - Inputting and processing payments and Supplier invoices

Generating Weekly Supplier Payment Run

Generating Bacs Payments

Bank and Balance sheet reconciliations

Managing Petty Cash

Working with Excel spreadsheets

Managing the Company Credit Cards process - monthly statements / posting transactions on the system, etc.

Answering telephone calls, dealing with client/supplier/staff queries 

Maintain office stationery levels

General office Ad-Hoc Project/Administration work

Payroll co-ordination

VAT Returns


Required knowledge and experience:


Experience in a similar role.

Experience of using Xero accounting software

Advanced Excel skills.

The ability to work to a very high standard to meet tight deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Enthusiasm and drive to take ownership of a role


Benefits and schedule:


On-site Parking 

Life Insurance 

Casual dress 

28 days holiday (Increasing with years of service)

Birthday off 

Day shifts

Full time - Monday to Friday




Book-keeping / accounting qualification

Knowledge of Sage 50, CASH and Xero for Windows is an advantage 

AAT qualification or interest in your future study 


Job Overview

  • Job Ref: CR1301
  • Posted: 19 Dec 22
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Closing Date: 31 Dec 23