Assistant Accountant

An established and successful business services company in Cardiff are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant.

Working in a busy, commercial environment the primary function of the role is to support financial reporting and analysis to guide strategic decision making. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will provide insight into the turnover, gross profit, budgeting and commercial analysis.

As well as the technical skills, you will have first class communication and relationship building skills to act as a trusted Finance Business Partner.




Assistant Accountant duties



  • Producing weekly gross profit reports.
  • Monthly P&L reporting packs – including analysis.
  • Developing commercial KPI reports.
  • Analysis of company overheads.
  • Sales/Product analysis.
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Continually improving reporting methodologies to add value to the business.
  • Support with systems improvements.
  • Ad hoc reporting/analysis required to support the finance and commercial teams.
  • Work closely with non-finance colleagues, attending business partner meetings.



Assistant Accountant person specification



  • Part qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or AAT qualified.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel ability.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships across the company.




An excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced candidate to sharpen their business partnering skills and commercial awareness. This role would suit someone making their first move from Accountancy Practice as well as someone with industry experience.

As well as the salary there are flexible and hybrid working options, 28 days annual leave (+ Bank Holidays) and a range of additional benefits.


If this role is not quite right for you but you know someone suitable, be sure to make use of our Candidate Referral Scheme.


Bowen Eldridge is acting as a Finance Recruitment Agency.

Tagged as: advanced excel, assistant accountant, Finance Business Partner, Financial Analysis, financial reporting


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 21st April 2024
  • Location: Cardiff / Hybrid
  • Job Title: Assistant Accountant
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
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