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Accounts Assistant

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

Mott MacDonald’s Altrincham Office is situated just to the south of Central Manchester with good tram, rail and road links making commuting from anywhere within the North West relatively straight forward. The office is within a short walk of the recently refurbished local Stamford Quarter shopping centre and Altrincham’s local market.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

To provide vital support to the WTD Accounts teams across a wide range of tasks, which may typically include:
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Project/overhead cost queries
  • Expense checking and release
  • Preparing and posting of journals
  • Preparing reports
  • Training and supporting managers on internal finance systems
  • Providing staff with assistance, advice and guidance on ad hoc financial matters

Candidate Specification

  • Moving towards AAT level 1 or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Financially literate, numerically accurate and with a good attention to detail.
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and prioritise workload.
  • Keen to develop a career in accountancy
  • Capable in the use of specialist financial software, with intermediate-level competence in Microsoft Office programmes
  • Comfortable embracing a wide range of duties, from data entry/processing through to communicating with project managers
  • Demonstrable relevant experience in a similar role
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