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Assistant Accountant - Sales & JV

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.   

We are currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our team in Solihull at Tarmac.  We’reworking hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

You will report directly to the Business Accountant for Sales & Joint Ventures and contribute to the provision and reporting of effective financial accounts with particular emphasis on revenue recognition, intercompany and Joint Venture arrangements. This includes the following activities:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations, cash-flow reporting and effective inter-company settlement and elimination. 
  • Partnering with Business Unit stakeholders on queries regarding their accounts.
  • Preparing postings for Joint Ventures including complete JV reporting packs and budgets working closely with Business Finance Teams to accurate information is posted and presented. 
  • Performing tasks associated with the preparation and posting of transactions onto the general ledger, adhering to strict timetables. 
  • You will have opportunities to identify continuous improvements with a particular emphasis on driving accuracy and efficiency. 

The Ideal Candidate

We're looking for individuals who want to be part a fast paced team. The role is varied, complex and rewarding. The ideal candidate will be

  • Part-Qualified or Qualified - AAT, CIMA, ACCA or ACA. 
  • Analytical with accounting experience, ideally in large, multi-site complex businesses. If you have worked in construction or manufacturing, this would be advantageous. 
  • Experienced in Record to Report (R2R) or similar financial reporting teams. 
  • Experience of preparing journals and reconciliations to high standards. 
  • Able to demonstrate how you've resolved problems from identification through to solution. 
  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines and providing support within a team, particularly at month and year end. 
  • A great communicator, able to narrate and evidence journals and balance sheet recs as well as dealing with internal customers within the business. 
  • Appreciate what is means to deliver exceptional customer service.

Why Tarmac

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.  

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless. 

Our people are the most important part of our business and it is important to us that we invest in their health and safety. Therefore, all new starters in operational roles will be invited to attend a 2 day corporate induction at The National Skills and Safety Park in Whitwell.

In addition, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits. Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

At Tarmac we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities where we operate. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Tarmac as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. 

Tarmac Trading Limited


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