Assistant Accountant Job Part-time

Job Description

This is a varied role as an Assistant Accountant within a successful company based in offices in Millbrook near Southampton, Hampshire.


This is a part-time position, 25 -30 hours per week spread over 4 - 5 days.

About us

We are a UK market leader in the manufacture of bespoke robotic welding and handling systems with a well-established brand and reputation. Having recently been acquired by AWL, a global robotic automation supplier, we are embarking on an ambitious business growth and development plan. As the result of an internal re-organisation to facilitate this plan we are currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our Finance Team.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary depending on previous experience and qualifications
Annual Profit Related Bonus
Pension and Life Cover
25 Days Holiday pro-rata

Key Responsibilities

As an Assistant Accountant you will be part of a small friendly team reporting directly to our Finance Manager. You will have a varied and interesting role including the following responsibilities:

Sales Ledger including credit control

Sales Order and Stock Movement processing for spare parts

Sales Order processing for customer call-outs, servicing and support

Purchase Ledger including invoice matching and payment runs

Bank and cash reconciliations

Company credit card and expenses reconciliations

Project costing reporting and analysis

VAT Returns

Assisting the Finance Manager with the preparation of monthly Management Accounts; including prepayments, accruals & provisions, maintenance of the fixed asset register and balance sheet reconciliations

Providing ad-hoc support to both the Finance Manager and the Engineering Team

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for a team player with an outgoing, friendly personality, good attention to detail along with an ability to multi-task and a flexible 'can-do' attitude. The following specific minimum qualifications and skill set are mandatory;

A minimum of 5 GCSE's (grades A-C) which must include Maths and English

An AAT qualification or equivalent industry experience

Good all-round bookkeeping and reconciliations experience

Good IT skills and proficiency in MS Office Products including Word, Outlook and Excel

Excellent written and oral communication skills along with attention to detail and accuracy

Also experience of Sage 50 Accounts or Access Factory Master would be a distinct advantage

If you meet all of the requirements then please apply for this Assistant Accountant role by sending your CV along with a covering letter to Lisa explaining why you believe that you are ideally suited to this part-time role. Please apply by e-mail to  

An excellent part-time opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant in the Southampton area.


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