Company Accounts Assistant (ACCA Qualified)

  • Location
    Porthmadog, Gwynedd
  • Salary
    £ 21000 - £ 37000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-042021-178564

Adecco Chester are proud to be recruiting for an exciting opportunity working as a high-performing Company Accountant Assistant for our successful client in Porthmadog. We are seeking a Company Accountant Assistant to help our client to meet their client acquisition and revenue growth targets by keeping the company competitive and innovative. You will be expected to work with the Company Accountant to prepare financial statements and oversee their budgeting and forecasting. The company will rely on you to provide advice in conjunction with the Company Accountant to support the company's decision-making.


The successful candidate will be reliable and be able to communicate effectively with Senior Management and various departments. You will be required to be detail-orientated and possess sharp business acumen.


Contract Type: Full time/Permanent


Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (with 30 minutes unpaid break)


Salary: Commensurate with experience


Key Responsibilities



  • Gather financial data and ledgers

  • Consolidate and analyse financial statements and results

  • Prepare budgets and monitor expenditures

  • Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closings

  • Manage periodical reporting

  • Oversee external and internal financial audits

  • Analyse finances to determine risks and create forecasts

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.

  • Summarising current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

  • Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures

  • Reconciling financial discrepancies

  • Secure financial information by completing regular database back ups and cyber security training

  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements

  • Compliance with all financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising senior management on needed actions

  • Maintain client confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential

  • Manage Accounts Manager and Accounts Assistants and assist them by coordinating their activities and answering questions


Essential requirements and skills



  • Proven experience in practice and industry/corporate accounts

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and practices

  • In-depth experience in risk-analysis, budgeting, and forecasting

  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and finance software

  • An analytical mind with problem solving aptitude

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Keen eye for detail

  • Organisational and leadership skills

  • ACCA qualified


We look forward to receiving your application! Contact Adecco Chester for further information or apply directly to the advert for immediate consideration. Contact email - / Contact Number - 01244 346674.


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Kirsty Watson