Assistant Accountant

Location: Doncaster

Business: SARIA

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Business:  Originally founded as Prosper De Mulder Limited in 1926; SARIA’s UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain. The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £250 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.   

The Position:   Applications are invited for an Assistant Accountant at our Doncaster Site. This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week.

As an Assistant Accountant your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of the month end management accounts for three entities.
  • Production of financial accounts up to the trial balance stage including accruals/prepayments.
  • Month end balance sheet reconciliations/report preparations.
  • Cash flow forecasting each week/budget preparation.
  • Year end Audit preparation.
  • Monthly KPI analysis.
  • Ad hoc information and reports preparation.
  • Any other administrative/project work as required.

The Person:

  • The successful candidate will be ideally AAT qualified or studying towards CIMA or ACCA.
  • Good standard of formal education, including GCSE Maths and English (Grade A* - C) or equivalent.
  • You will have a good knowledge of current accounting standards, and experience in the production of management accounts and published financial statements.
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Navision Accounting System would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience of working within an Accountancy/Finance role/function, preferably manufacturing/
  • Have the ability to work under pressure whilst meeting tight deadlines.
  • Good decision making skills, assessing situations to determine the importance.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.

Salary:  Competitive Pay and Benefits 

Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or e mail

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* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s expected.

 Closing Date - 29th January 2021

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