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Assistant Accountant

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £23,000 + 25% Bonus + Study Support

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168154

An award-winning, cutting-edge software/technology business is looking for an ambitious Assistant Accountant to join their growing team. They have grown significantly over the past 10 years, and continue to grow despite recent economic conditions, given the sector that it works in.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is AAT level 4 qualified (or nearly AAT qualified) looking to progress on to ACCA/CIMA, or equally someone who is part-qualified ACCA/CIMA looking to continue their studies.

You will be joining the operational arm of the finance team and act as the point of contact for all such activities. You will also guide a more junior member of the team who works within this remit too. As and when you pass ACCA/CIMA exams your salary and responsibilities will be incrementally increased.

The 25% of your salary bonus is is there to encourage hard work and determination. This will be paid monthly. To hit the 25% bonus you will need to hit your targets - these targets are agreed with your manager before starting to ensure they are fair and achievable.


  • £23,000 basic

  • 25% of basic salary bonus (paid monthly)

  • Full ACCA/CIMA study support

  • Additional days of study leave outside annual leave

  • Flexible working

Day-to-day (not limited to):

  • Daily cashflow reporting

  • Bank and credit card reconciliations

  • Intercompany and Head Office control accounts

  • Daily finance operations

  • Finance team email inbox (Multiple finance queries from around the business, Dealing with all departments)

  • Payroll (advantageous, not essential)

  • Ad-hoc requests and projects


  • AAT level 4 qualified (or nearly AAT qualified), OR currently studying and taken at least 1 CIMA/ACCA exam

  • Technology interest (advantageous)

  • Ambition to become ACCA/CIMA qualified and progress