Job Description

Assistant Accountant

MacKenzie King are delighted to be recruiting a full time Assistant Accountant for a forward thinking, innovative business is based just outside of Ipswich. The successful candidate will play an integral role within the team providing efficient and accurate financial services to the business. The role will work closely with the Financial Controller and the Cost Controller.


  • Bookkeeping and reconciliation of the purchase ledger accounts, including expenses
  • Administration of the company credit cards
  • CHAPS / BACS / International Payments
  • Inter company transactions and reconciliations
  • Investigating and rectifying any reconciliation differences
  • Preparing and posting journal entries
  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Assist in the month end financial close
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of VAT returns, EC Sales and intrasat

Qualifications / Skills

  • AAT qualification level 4 or part qualifies and studying towards ACCA
  • Solid understanding of double entry booking
  • Experience in handling multi currency transactions
  • Experience with SAGE
  • Track record of accurate processing
  • Excellent numeracy and analytics skills
  • Self-starter with excellent communication skills

The successful candidate will have excellent organisation skills, great attention to detail and be proficient in using Microsoft Excel to an advanced standard. This is a great opportunity to work for a driven, yet supportive business.