Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Description

Job ID: 20693
Job Function: Finance
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 15 Nov 2022

Job Overview


To support both the Commercial and Financial Accounting functions in the completion of daily and weekly tasks, as well as with the preparation of monthly Management Accounts.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:


  • Commercial invoicing of monthly client statements and accompanying reports
  • Completing Month end process for client accounts
  • Overhead Accounting – accruals & prepayments
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with budgets and forecasts
  • Credit control work and issue resolution
  • Purchase ledger support as required
  • Analytical support to clients/account managers (internal and external)

Qualifications and Skills

This role would ideally suit a recent graduate, an ACCA or CIMA part qualified individual early on in their studies, or an AAT qualified individual looking to begin their professional examinations. In either case, existing experience of working in an accountancy role is required.

The company would provide ACCA or CIMA study support for the individual.

Strong Microsoft Excel skills are desired.


Some accountancy experience is required, as this role requires the successful candidate to possess a strong grasp of key accounting principles.


We are looking to develop and train a keen individual, interested in both detailed analytical work as well as higher level management accounting reporting.


Competencies that we would like the individual to demonstrate are:

  • Analytical Abilities / Commercial Awareness
  • Adaptability
  • Pace and ambition
  • Interpersonal and Influencing / Communication
  • Autonomous problem solving skills


In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 days)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)
  • Subsidised canteen


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


Where we are:


Our head office is based at a purpose built distribution facility on Buckshaw Village in Chorley with excellent transport links to the M61 and M6 plus a mainline train station less than a mile away. The office has on site parking, shower facilities for those who brave the elements on a bike or on foot and a subsidised canteen.


We are currently operating on a hybrid working basis, there will however be a period of time at the start of your employment spent fully working in our office, familiarising yourself with our systems and processes.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.


Job Location

Chorley Hybrid

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