Assistant Accountant

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£24,000 - £35,000 per annum
Full-time - Permanent
20 Sep 2020 - 23:30
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CPI in a nutshell

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work

You will be responsible for actively contributing to the realisation of CPI’s Financial Strategy, supporting the delivery of the finance department’s ongoing business objectives and targets. You will build and manage effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, performing high quality financial tasks to support decision-making, whilst ensuring consistent and documented compliance to financial reporting requirements is maintained.

You will manage month end reviews, monitoring and reviewing monthly transactions, and audit preparation, ensuring all supporting documents are readily available and presented to audit standard. As directed by the Head of Finance, you will assist in the development of financial systems, policies and procedures to ensure that they comply fully with all legal and regulatory requirements and codes of practice/​conduct.

The person we are seeking

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level, achieving grade A‑C or equivalent in English and Maths, and be AAT qualified or Part qualified. 

It is essential that you have previous experience and can demonstrate competence with Sage Accounting or similar accounting software. You should have excellent analytical and numerical abilities with a s strong attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. 

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, this includes:

  • Up to 33 days holiday, including bank holidays – Plus a holiday purchasing scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance and accident insurance schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Free parking

Find out more about our culture and benefits.

Additional information

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.

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