Assistant Accountant

Job Description

Job Opportunity: Assistant Accountant at Seatriever, Home of Illoom Balloons

Seatriever, a forward-thinking consumer goods company with a startup culture, is seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Accountant to join our dynamic team. Established in 2007, we create and distribute unique products globally, partnering with major retailers like Walmart, Target, Tesco, and Sainsbury’s. With offices in Cheshire and our factory in China, Seatriever leads in delivering award-winning products.

About the Role: As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in managing Sales and Purchase Ledgers, supporting the Financial Controller (FC) in various financial activities. If you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and appreciate a relaxed, fun culture, Seatriever is the place for you.

Key Responsibilities:

Credit Control:

  • Manage the Sales ledger, leading in chasing slow payers.
  • Post cash received to customer accounts.
  • Conduct new customer setups, including credit checks.
  • Collaborate with Sales and other teams to resolve disputes.

Purchase Ledger:

  • Field requests for payments and other queries from suppliers.
  • Process Purchase invoices, seeking approvals.
  • Prepare supplier pay runs.
  • Process Employee expenses and credit cards.
  • Conduct new supplier setups.
  • Liaise with other teams to resolve disputes with suppliers.

Management Accounts:

  • Assist in preparing Management Accounts for all group companies, covering accruals, prepayments, stock valuations, depreciation, amortization, FA journals, balance sheet reconciliations, and ad hoc journal adjustments.

Cash and Treasury:

  • Prepare drawdown requests for credit facilities.
  • Transfer cash among group accounts.
  • Reconcile bank and credit facility accounts.

Stock Control:

  • Assist the FC in ensuring compliance with stock controls across group companies.
  • Ensure accurate accounting for all stock transactions and make provisions for rework and stock returns.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Create invoices for select customers.
  • Assist with product costings.
  • Support the FC with year-end audit, statutory accounts, and tax comp analysis.
  • Provide Management Information for other departments.
  • Identify areas for improvement in existing procedures and assist with implementing new controls.


  • Relevant accounting qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in credit control, purchase ledger, and management accounting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • On-site facilities, including a games room.
  • Parking facilities.
  • Fully stocked kitchen.
  • Pizza Fridays.
  • Regular social events.

If you are a detail-oriented and proactive individual looking to contribute to a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter. Join us at Seatriever, where your skills and enthusiasm will make a real impact on our success! 🚀💼 #AssistantAccountant #FinanceJobs #SeatrieverCareers #JobOpportunity


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