I have just been briefed on an exciting opportunity with a client based in Oldham. This global manufacturing business requires an Assistant Accountant to join the ever growing team. The position will work closely with the European Financial Controller and will ensure that timely and accurate financial information is reported to various stakeholders within the business. Duties are shown below:For a designated selection of nominal accounts the Assistant Accountant will ensure timely and accurate reconciliation of listings to the GL including prepayments and accruals for the UK and German statutory entities.Work with the European Financial Controller/ AR AP Team Leader to investigate unexpected or unusual variances in balances § Work with the European Finance Manager to ensure accurate completion of the German and UK fixed asset records§ Work with the Payroll Manager to process UK petty cash journal, overseas currency allocation journal and UK credit card journals to the system§ Work with the Munich accounts assistant to upload the German petty cash journal to the system§ Non AR/ AP treasury transaction processing to the GLAnalysis of actuarial and other professional fee costs for recharge to pension scheme§ Office for National Statistics return compilation§ Maintenance of German and UK lease commitments schedule to ensure accuracy of associated disclosures within the quarter-end group reporting package§ Respond to internal/ external/ SOX audit queries in a timely manner as required § To provide other ad hoc support to the finance team as neededThe ideal candidate will be AAT Qualified or Part-Qualified with study support on offer if required. You will be a good communicator with a high level of organisation and a passion to work methodically. To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please apply now.