Assistant Accountant

Retail, Birmingham, West Midlands

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An established organisation in the retail sector have recently approached Mitchell Adam for assistance in their search for a talented Assistant Accountant. They are looking for an ambitious individual with a desire to continue gaining experience in month end accounting. The organisation lay out a clear avenue for progression, where you will be provided study support and your progression will be assisted by senior management and management accountants. As an Assistant Accountant, you will gradually take on senior responsibilities, your progression will be rewarded with salary increments and title changes as you begin to take these senior responsibilities into your regular workload. The business provides a hybrid working style and their central Birmingham location ensures they are accessible via car, rail and bus due to their fantastic transport links and free on-site parking.

The organisation has been a staple of the region for many years, and they credit this and their sustained growth to their brilliant staff. They care deeply about their employees and do not want them to feel like just a number, the business looks to ensure that management have time to help the development of their junior staff. The team is very welcoming and has a mix of more junior members and qualified accountants, this ensures there is a brilliant culture in the organisation, both socially and also professionally. As an Assistant Accountant you will be initially be involved in many month end tasks as you will be working with management, often shadowing their duties. You will be personally posting journals such as accruals and prepayments and completing reconciliations on the balance sheet. Your development will be dependant on your existing level of experience, if you have already gained experience in working on the P&L, or completing variance analysis this will help jump-start your journey and will see you progress quickly in this position.

Skills Required

  • To have experience posting journals such as accruals and prepayments and to have completed reconciliations on both the bank and balance sheet.
  • To have started your ACCA or CIMA qualification, and to have already passed some examinations in your chosen discipline.
  • To be confident and charismatic, this role will see you interacting with a variety of individuals from different levels of seniority. It is key to be able to communicate in a clear and effective manner.
  • To be ambitious and motivated. This role provides a brilliant level of progression but it can only be achieved by an individual who can complete their duties successfully.

You Will Receive

  • The opportunity to gain exposure to some senior responsibilities, this includes working on the P&L and even being involved in budgeting and forecasting meetings.
  • A brilliant study support package, one that includes study days and will spring board you on your way to becoming chartered.
  • The option to work in a hybrid flexible working style, where you will be able to balance your work and social life.
  • The chance to work in a fantastic team who will look to ensure your development is as seamless at possible.


An exciting organisation in Birmingham are seeking to bring on a talented and ambitious Assistant Accountant into their team, the role has some tremendous development and it’s a brilliant opportunity for an aspiring Management Accountant.


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