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Assistant Accountant

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £25,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168893

NRG are working with an international, multi-billion pound business to help them recruit several ambitious and talented Assistant Accountants. This role offers excellent progression opportunities, rotating roles every 2-3 years across the large shared service centre, while supporting you in your ACCA studies.

We are looking for individuals who have tonnes of initiative and are looking to drive their careers forward in a short time frame. If you’re looking for your next challenge with a company who has a history of producing future superstars, then read on!


  • Starting salary up to £25,000

  • You will be fully supported in obtaining a full ACCA qualification with day release to aid your study.

  • Your role within the business will constantly change and evolve, in order to give you as much exposure as possible.

  • Excellent discounts on various well-known brands.

  • Support and training opportunities in order to progress your career within the company – 1st promotion is likely to be within 12 – 15 months.

The Role

  • You will play a large part in supporting the finance team with month/year end accounting processes.

  • Analysis of costs involved in manufacturing and production as well as other variables

  • Accounting for fixed assets

  • Analysis and commentary on past business performance in order to improve performance and profits going forward.

  • Identify opportunities for growth, picking up on trends and external factors..

  • Statutory reporting

  • Analysis of sales and purchase ledgers

  • Daily use of various IT software such as Microsoft Excel


  • We are looking for real superstars so you will need to have a track record of achievement in your previous and current employment- for example, improving a process, saving company money, promotion etc.

  • Ideally you will have at least 2 years experience within a finance team and have started training for a qualification such as AAT or ACCA.

  • Commercially minded with great business acumen with future plans to progress your career within one company.