Assistant Accountant - Aberdeen

Ref: 315 Date Posted: Monday 27 Mar 2023
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2020 Recruitment are working with a globally recognised engineering client who are looking to add an Assistant Accountant to their finance division based in Kintore.

This is a hybrid position that offers a split of 3 days on site with 2 days working from home.

As an Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for the accurate and timely reporting of certain financial information for the business in the UK.  You will be working to tight deadlines and will maintain appropriate financial controls in line with SOX, and UK GAAP requirements.

This is a 12 month contract position and provides the opportunity to work with an international client who can offer career development.

The Role 

As the UK Statutory Accountant you will be responsible for the preparation and review of the statutory accounts and delivery of all aspects of financial accounting for a large number of legal entities.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Assistant Accountant your duties and responsibilities will include the following:

•Prepare accurate and timely SOX reporting for ledger

•Support the Ledger Accountant, this will include, amongst other activities, cash flow forecasts, balance sheet reconciliations, aging analysis, SOX reporting and variance analysis

•Ensure the ledger is in compliance with all accounting regulations, company policies and reporting requirements

•Liaise with internal and external audit teams to support audit requirements

•Prepare monthly HRMC and VAT reconciliations for review and submission

•Actively look to automate and streamline processes within the roles area of responsibility

•Performs any other job duties as assigned appropriately by Ledger Controller

•Comply with and promote all company and HSE policies and procedures

Skills & Experience

To be considered for the Assistant Accountant role you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree Qualified or Part Qualified with Accounting or Finance Degree
  • Experience of Engineering or Manufacturing Environments
  • Experience working with non-finance people
  • ERP Systems Knowledge
  • Experience in a SOX controls environment

Salary & Package

As the Assistant Accountant you will be offered the following package:

  • £15.64ph
  • 12 contract
  • 2 days working from home
  • Career Progression
  • Company Benefits


To apply for this position or to learn more about this role please contact Robert Gilchrist at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.

Phone: 01592 805600