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Assistant Accountant

West Midlands
£32,000 to £35,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Marks Sattin is supporting a growing PE Backed Business in the West Midlands looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team on a 6 months FTC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of performance and reporting to the Finance Manager
  • Assist in the preparation of the month end accounts for the business unit
  • Assist the FM with the budget and forecast process for the business unit
  • Produce monthly KPI's and reports
  • Analyse contract margins against budget/forecast by contract.
  • Analyse the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially relating to financial metrics such as revenue, gross margin, overheads, and EBITDA.
  • Assist the FM in the preparation of the month end accounts
  • Closely monitor client receipts, debtors and retention balances by client
  • Ensure the tender costs are transferred to the contract costs and challenge/verify as appropriate
  • Provide the data to facilitate the forecast and budgeting process
  • Reconcile commercial reports with financial reports


  • AAT qualified or foundation stage CMIA / ACCA. QBE also considered with excellent Excel skills
  • Advanced/good analytical and Excel modelling skills
  • An understanding of business metrics such as Gross margin, revenue recognition, cost analysis
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Experience of working with unstructured data producing information to deadlines

In Return:

  • Salary up to £35,000
  • Study Support
  • Excellent Benefits

If this role is of interest, please apply and we will get in touch to discuss further steps!

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  • Job Reference: 705439157-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Marks Sattin recruitment
    Marks Sattin recruitment
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent