Job accountant in Derby, England at Sewell Wallis

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Company Sewell Wallis
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Sheffield, United Kingdom
Salary 32000 - 25000 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Derby, England

Job Description

Job description

Are you a detail-oriented and proactive individual with a passion for finance and accounting? Join our dynamic team as an Assistant Accountant and play a pivotal role in managing our well-established client's accounts. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you'll be responsible for a range of financial tasks, contributing to the successful delivery of budgets, reporting, and forecasting. This exciting opportunity allows you to work remotely with occasional travel as needed.

Assistant Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, providing valuable insights into the company's operations on a periodic basis.
  • Support Finance Managers in delivering annual budgets and customer forecasts, ensuring the financial stability of the projects.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate smooth collaboration and efficient operations.
  • Generate weekly and periodic customer reports, offering valuable information for strategic decision-making.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) and non-financial metrics to support service delivery and contractual commitments.
  • Handle nominal ledger tasks, including processing journals, nominal ledger cross charges, and period-end reconciliations to maintain financial accuracy.
  • Take charge of monthly invoicing and payroll reconciliations to ensure timely and precise financial transactions.
  • Act as the right-hand person to the Finance Manager, providing support for ad-hoc requests from internal and external parties.
  • Assist in day-to-day operational activities and general administrative duties to maintain smooth financial operations.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrable expertise in accounting and finance, with a good working knowledge of accounts being essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar role, showcasing your ability to excel in financial management.
  • Studying towards AAT/CIMA/ACCA qualifications would be beneficial.
  • Proven ability to build and nurture strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and customers.
  • A proactive and inquisitive mindset, driving performance improvements and efficiency within teams.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a strong understanding of financial controls.
  • Proficiency in IT, particularly strong Excel skills.

The company:
  • Hybrid working model.
  • A holiday package of 33 days, including bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days.
  • Retail discounts, covering fashion, health and beauty, groceries, food and drink, leisure, and more.
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • Health care cash plan to support your well-being.
  • Access the wellbeing portal to enhance your physical and mental health.
  • Shares scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme and death in service benefit.

If you have a passion for finance, accounting expertise, and a desire to work with a prominent, well-established business, this role could be the perfect fit for you. For more information on this Assistant Accountant role please get in touch at

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job Details

  • Posted: 2 days ago
  • Location: Derby, England
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Hybrid Working per year
  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Charlotte Preen
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: test
  • Expiry Date: 26 August 2023
  • Job Ref: CRP_1690474942

Job Location

Derby, England

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