Assistant Accountant

County Durham

£25,000 - £30,000


BMC Accountancy and Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with a client in the County Durham area who are looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Accountant on a full time permanent contract.


As the Assistant Accountant, you will be an integral part of the finance team helping to lead and also working closely to assist the financial controller with accounting matters.

You will have at least 3-5 years experienced in a similar role, be a confident and dynamic person and have the ability to lead at certain times.

There is the opportunity in 2-3 years to be trained up to become the Financial Controller for the right candidate and this is an excellent opportunity for someone ambitious to take a fast track route in becoming a senior manager.


Job duties include: 

  • Daily sales reporting, forecasting and budgets.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • VAT reporting including deferred and postponed VAT and duty calculations.
  • Daily bank transactions, BACS payment runs and foreign currency transactions.
  • Period End and Year End accounting with strict deadlines.
  • Purchase, Sales and Nominal Ledgers.
  • End of year stock auditing
  • Liaising with group accountants and suppliers.


Person Specification:

  • Qualified AAT / Part qualified or QBE
  • Experience of preparing accounts in IFRS (desirable)
  • Proficient in using various computers systems
  • Experienced using Pegasus software (not essential)
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ambitious and proactive

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