Assistant Accountant

Hutcheon Mearns

Assistant Accountant

Salary Not Specified

Hutcheon Mearns, Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 4 days ago, 9 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 3430

Full Job Description

Hutcheon Mearns are delighted to be recruiting for an Assistant Accountant for our oil service company client. This is a full time, permanent position and will be based from our clients office in Kintore with hybrid working available. This is a great opportunity for someone early in their career looking to take on a fresh challenge within a supportive environment in an established business.

The Opportunity

The Assistant Accountant will be working to support multiple parts of the business. This will include accurate and timely reporting of financial information and reporting on the SOX controls on a quarterly basis. Other duties will include:

  • Support with reporting responsibilities. This will include, amongst other activities, aging analysis, SOX reporting and variance analysis
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure the ledgers are in compliance with accounting regulations, company policies and reporting requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external audit teams to support audit requirements
  • Prepare monthly VAT reconciliations for review and submission

Background and experience

The successful candidate will have a keen eye for detail, be able to use initiative and have excellent communication skills. The role would suit someone working in a similar role or an Accounting and Finance graduate with appropriate placement experience.

  • Degree qualified with Accounting or Finance related degree
  • Previous experience in an accounting role
  • Experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing environment (desirable)
  • Part-qualified ICAEW/ICAS/CIMA/ACCA (desirable)

Flexibility and benefits

  • 37.5 hour working week
  • Two days per week working from home
  • Bonus available
  • Career development opportunities
  • Excellent working environment

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you! To apply please send a full CV. For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Leah McCrea at Hutcheon Mearns on . Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.