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Assistant Accountant

EM&I is currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to join our team in Wilmslow, Cheshire. This is a varied role in a busy global finance department where the incumbent will be exposed to many aspects of the finance function.


Role: Assistant Accountant

Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire

Employment type: full time / permanent

Package: up to £28k + 10% KPI bonus + healthcare + 5% pension contribution 



To assist a busy accounts team by providing support services to EM&I Group in accordance with industry best practice, company policy and regulatory requirements. This is a highly responsible and fluid role where the incumbent will be involved in a wide variety of tasks.


Academic Competencies

  • 5 GCSEs (A-C) including English and Maths
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Fully AAT qualified + studying towards ACCA, ACA or CIMA




  • Monthly bank reconciliation for allocated EM&I companies.
  • Processing sales invoices
  • payroll processing
  • Support AP and expenses process
  • Monthly review of group AP ledger
  • Monthly bank reconciliation
  • Processing sales invoices

Monthly Accounts:

  • Supporting the management accounts process in the provision of detailed analytical review
  • Posting accounting adjustments as required
  • Updating the overhead and sales forecast report and maintaining the employee rates table

Treasury Management:

  • Preparing the weekly and monthly cash flow (reviewed by the Financial Controller)
  • Leading on the meetings regards the 12th and 25th cash requirements of the group
  • Work closely with the Corporate Accountant in paying down inter-company invoices and loans
  • Control of day to day group funding requirements across all regions.
  • Monitoring cash movements and initiating F/X bank transfers with the Traders and recording data for analysis.
  • Generating payment requests at controlled intervals.

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EM&I UK - Wilmslow

Pembroke House
SK9 5ND Wilmslow Directions info@emialliance.com +44 1625 548 603

Equal Opportunities

It is EM&I policy to treat all employees and subcontractor personnel in a uniform, fair, non-discriminatory and respectful manner and to ensure that they are each competent and willing to carry out the tasks entrusted to them.

EM&I is an equal opportunities employer. No job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment on grounds of disability, sex, marital status, creed, colour, race or ethnic origins or be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable.  

It is the duty of all employees to ensure that this policy is observed at all times.

EM&I will seek to ensure that individuals are selected and promoted on the basis of their aptitude, skills and ability.

EM&I regards any acts of racial, sexual or disability related harassment with the utmost seriousness and such acts will normally result in summary dismissal of the employee, should EM&I consider the nature of the act to constitute gross misconduct.

This is achieved by:

 Observing appropriate legislation and guidelines on employment as our minimum standards
 Ensuring that all personnel are aware of this Equal Opportunities Policy
 Ensuring that failure to observe such practices at any level is reported and that appropriate corrective action is taken
 Ensuring that we regularly appraise our peoples’ performance and competencies in the context of our needs and provide them with opportunities to develop appropriate skills
 Rewarding our people with a fair remuneration package
 Motivating our people with performance related rewards wherever appropriate
 Thanking our people and subcontractors promptly and appropriately when they have met or exceeded our expectations

Our Values "The EM&I Way"

Our Key Values are:

  • People
  • Passion
  • Understanding
  • Openness
  • Integrity
  • Partnership

We encourage our people to work in a constructive and positive way, valuing both their team achievements and individual success.

The EM&I team are dedicated, capable, committed and experienced, but most importantly, they are a team, focused on delivering value to our Clients safely and professionally.

Link to our values “The EM&I Way”

Link to our Code of Ethics

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