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Accounts Assistant

Surface Transforms
Knowsley, Prescot, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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Accounts Assistant

Who are we

Surface Transforms are experts in the development and production of carbon-ceramic materials and the UK’s only manufacturer of carbon-ceramic brakes for automotive use. Surface Transforms' unique patented Carbon-Ceramic technology provides the ultimate braking performance for road and track.

Here at Surface Transforms passion is at the heart of our brand. As a team we refuse to accept the impossible. We know that impossible only means that we haven’t found the solution yet. Your role at Surface Transforms is yours to steer – toward opportunities and away from risks. You have the power to shape your role and we cannot wait to see where you take us and we’ll take pride in supporting the future you chose to build at Surface Transforms.

We are currently looking for a driven and enthusiastic Accounts Assistant to contribute to the overall success of the organisation by joining our finance function, performing a wide range of duties .

What you’ll be doing as our Accounts Assistant:

Balance Sheet

To control the fixed asset ledger and ensure the accuracy and security of company assets.

To ensure the accurate accounting of provisions and balances within the balance sheet.

To ensure the completeness of the accounting records.

To ensure the accuracy of year end balances by ensuring the accuracy of stock checks.

Liaising with auditors to ensure the smooth delivery of year-end figures.

Profit and loss

Ensure that costs are correctly booked to the P&L in line with current accounting standards

Ensure that costs are allocated to the relevant cost centres to monitor financial performance

Posting prepayments, accruals and other necessary month end journals

Assistance with the production of management accounts and analysis of variance to budget


Managing the companies purchase order system ‘IDocuments’ all the way through to matching invoices to PO’s and GRN’s.

Assist the Finance Director in the good governance of the company’s finances.

Maintaining finance inputs within SAP Business One

Accurate input and maintenance of Sales and of the Purchase ledger.

Identifying errors in financial reports and resolving the root cause of errors.

Ensuring expenditure is in line with budgets

Assisting with the annual budget process

General reporting on finances for monthly pack

Maintaining accurate reconciliations of all bank accounts

Maintaining accurate reconciliations of customer and supplier accounts

Any other duties as required.

The person specification for our Accounts Assistant:

The successful applicant will be highly motivated to develop their career in Accounting and Finance.

They will have a strong drive to pass exams and gain qualifications in Accountancy with a desire to use their knowledge and skills to take on more complex tasks.

They must be willing and able to take ownership of the tasks assigned to them

They must have initiative to make changes or improvements to tasks or processes where they see them.

They will have good communication and organization skills

They must be reliable with a desire to take on more responsibilities

Need to have:

Experience within a similar Finance role.

Desire to start or continue developing your Finance qualifications.

You’ll have these personal attributes:

Attention to detail and self-starter mindset

High level of resilience is required

Can do/hands on/get involved attitude.



What we’ll give you in return:

Attractive salary

25 Days Annual Leave + Bank holidays

Extra day Annual Leave for your birthday

Hybrid working

Open to discussion around flexible working hours

Support and fund professional qualifications

Reward and recognition incentives for hard work, dedication and idea generation

Employee appreciation events and celebrations

Company uniform on your first day and annual clothing point scheme

A confidential employee assistance helpline covering physical and emotional support

Jobs are promoted internally providing job transfer opportunities

Death in service scheme
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