Assistant Accountant


Job Type
3 Aug 2018

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Job Description

Our client, a manufacturing company based in Washington is looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant reporting to the Chief Accountant.   Full details are listed below.

Mains Duties:

  • Processing AP invoices – approx. 800 monthly
  • Reconciliation of the intercompany accounts on a monthly basis in conjunction with other Group subsidiaries.
  • Managing the AP payment process
  • Accounts receivables postings and reporting
  • Managing general ledger entries
  • Managing delivery/payment queries with suppliers
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Journal preparation
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • VAT/ESL/Intrastat processes
  • Work closely with the purchasing function

 To perform their duties the Assistant Accountant has to establish close relationship with;

  • The various departments of the local plant in Washington
  • The  Parent Company (Accounting and Consolidation Departments, Treasury,  Controlling)
  • The other subsidiaries of the  Group
  • Company auditors

Requirements for the role:

  • SAP R/3 experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Adaptable and a team player
  • French speaker would be useful, but not essential.
  • Experience of working with an overseas parent Company.
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines


Hours : 7.55am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 7.55am – 2.15pm on a Friday.

Hols 25 days +stats

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time.

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