Are you CIMA qualified or part-qualified? Do you have experience working in an accounts department?


Job title: Accountant

Hours: Full-time Mon-Fri, flexible hours


We’re looking for an Accountant to join a freight forwarding company near Manchester Airport to look after the business’ day-to-day accounts.

You’ll be joining a freight forwarding business that deals with customers all over the world including China and the Middle East, dealing with import and export, and both air and sea freight. They are a down-to-earth team, with a great office environment.


Company benefits:

  • Opportunities to progress in the business
  • 20 days holiday, plus stats
  • A pension scheme is in the pipeline


Required skills:

  • CIMA qualified or part-qualified, or an equivalent qualification
  • Experience using Sage 50
  • Fluency in a second language is beneficial, but not essential



  • FAS and DAS payments
  • Sales and purchase ledger
  • Payroll for 10 people
  • VAT and Duty payments
  • Quarterly accounts
  • Accounts to trial balance
  • Credit control



Our client is looking to interview ASAP, but you will need to meet with us in Stockport ahead of your interview so we can brief you in more detail about the role and the business.

To apply for this role, send your CV to Cathy Bates, our specialist Accounts and Finance consultant or give us a call on 0161 300 9011.


Essential Personnel, Stockport Business of the Year winners, provide high quality permanent and temporary staff in Stockport, Cheshire and South Manchester.  Unlike other recruitment agencies, we meet all our clients in person to ensure we’ll only place you with companies that we’d work in ourselves.

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Salary: Negotiable
Reference number: 2533

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