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Assistant Accountant

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £30k - 37.5k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Sadie Nixon
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Expiry Date: 10 October 2023
  • Job Ref: 404136SNI

About the Company

Our client is a highly regarded architectural practice based in Manchester City Centre. They are known for their innovative designs and commitment to delivering exceptional projects. As they continue to grow, we are seeking a dedicated Assistant Accountant / Finance Assistant to join their team and contribute to their financial operations.


- Generate invoices, aligning them with contract values distributed over specific timeframes.
- Maintain regular communication with project leaders to ensure accurate financial tracking.
- Manage invoicing processes, emphasising precision and attention to detail.
- Receive and utilise available support resources as needed.
- Actively engage in debt collection activities.
- Process monthly supplier payments and reconcile bank transactions.
- Monitor and manage cash flow to support financial stability.
- Prepare and submit VAT returns in a timely and accurate manner.
- Administer salary-related tasks as required.


- Substantial experience in a similar role.
- ACA/ACCA or CIMA qualified.
- Strong numeracy skills and high attention to detail.
- Effective communication skills, adept at interacting at all levels.
- Cooperative nature.
- Proficiency in Excel and Sage.
- Ambitious with desire for career advancement.


Health Assured Scheme (EAP): Access free 24/7 confidential counselling and legal support.
Medicash: Utilise digital wellness tools, including 24/7 access to a Virtual GP and up to 100% cashback on everyday healthcare expenses.
Additional Leave: Every five years of service earns you an extra day of annual leave.
Volunteer Day: Contribute to your community with one volunteer day per year.
Pension Contribution: Benefit from a 4% company contribution to your pension.
Cycle to Work Scheme: Get up to £1,000 from the company for purchasing a bike, with payments through salary sacrifice.
Bimonthly Staff Outings: Enjoy team-building activities like crazy golf, virtual darts and BBQs.