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Assistant Accountants

Assistant Accountants (1 x Permanent and 1 x Fixed term, 12 months)

£22,000 - £26,000 + benefits

Penns Personnel are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of our prestigious client situated on the outskirts of Sutton Coldfield. They are looking for two Assistant Accountants to be part of the Finance Department. You will assist with the production of statutory accounts and management accounts for all departments, supporting the Senior Management Accountant, Management Accountant and Head of Finance principal areas of responsibility will include:

·         Production of:

Ø quarterly/monthly Income and Expenditure accounts

Ø forecast updates and supporting information

Ø annual budgets and supporting information

·         Assisting with:

Ø maintaining the fixed asset register and reconciliation of capital expenditure

Ø Production of statutory financial statements for the Group, company and subsidiary companies

Ø The timely preparation of Audit Stat Pack / supporting information

Ø Company investment analysis

Ø Treasury/cash management/banking reports

·         Reconciliation and production of financial control accounts

·         Researching and resolving discrepancies


You will have previously worked in a small finance team and will be working towards/part qualified AAT, ACCA or CIMA or qualified by experience.    Experience of producing management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations is a role requirement as well as experience of budgeting and forecasting processes. 

Planning and prioritising workloads, good data analysis skills, highly numerate and accurate with excellent attention to detail and good task management skills with the ability to work to deadlines are amongst the key competences needed to succeed in this role.  You will have a flexible approach, be an analytical team player, good communicator whilst maintaining discretion and confidentiality. 

Core working hours for both roles are from 9 am until 5 pm Monday to Friday with one hour lunch (35 hours per week) but some flexibility will be required around core hours during busy periods.  Both roles are based from the office but are eligible to join our hybrid working trial.

In addition to a competitive salary, the Association is offering membership of their pension scheme and (after a qualifying period) membership of the private healthcare, group income protection and group life assurance schemes.  This genuinely is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-known brand who offer excellent company benefits. Due to the location the ideal candidate should hold a driving license and have access to a car which can be used to travel to and from work.

If you have the skills required for this role and would like to work for a superb company then we want to hear from you. Apply for the role today to avoid disappointment!

Sutton Coldfield
£22000 - £26000 per annum