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Assistant Accountant

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About Us

Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd are the sole UK distributor for the world leading premium brand Komatsu and one of the UK’s largest distributors of construction, quarrying and utility equipment. We are proud of our reputation for ‘best in class’ products, service commitment and continuous innovation and growth.


We aim to be our customers first choice with a multi-site UK operation to drive sales and deliver excellent aftercare and customer support. We focus on improving productivity by changing the way our customers work and we excel in fuel efficient machine solutions.


We are looking for a passionate, business focused Assistant Account to join our successful team.


Assistant Accountant

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to:

  • To ensure key control accounts are reconciled in line with month end deadlines and in compliance with relevant rules and regulation.
  • To produce accurate and meaningful reports for key stakeholders.
  • To support the department in the development of internal controls and improvements to the business processes.


Reporting to the Finance Manager this role is ideal for someone who has excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.


What is the purpose of the role?



  • Maintain and review key control accounts, working with departments to identify and correct discrepancies
  • Produce monthly financial reports for management, key stakeholders and National Statistics Office
  • Control the fixed asset register, including additions, disposals and depreciation
  • Carry out quarterly and yearly fixed asset checks
  • Support and where necessary cover the duties of team members including bank reconciliations, cash flow forecasts and foreign currency requirements
  • Support purchase ledger at peak times in processing purchase ledger invoices, payments and expense claims
  • Support the department with the audit process.
  • Undertake other ad-hoc duties as required to ensure the efficient running of the department.


What skills and behaviours are we looking for?


  • AAT Level 4
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Excel (minimum of pivot tables and VLOOKUPS)
  • Ability to work alone and within a team to meet deadlines
  • Ability to reconcile large volumes of data to produce meaningful information.
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and develop working relationships
  • Proactive, organised and self-motivated
  • Flexible outlook to working hours when required (month end process)


 What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Up to 27 days holiday linked to service, plus Christmas shut down
  • Flexible working 
  • On the job training 
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