Accounts Assistant


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April 4, 2023
Job Type
£22000 - £26000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Emma Noble
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Company Details and Job Overview:
A leading manufacturer in business are seeking an Accounts Assistant. Through continuous investment they have become an extremely versatile and one of the most advanced businesses in their sector. Here is an opportunity to be a part of a culture which strives itself on delivering manufacturing excellence.
This role will initially start predominantly in the role of Purchase Ledger, with a succession plan in place to progress higher within the business. This position has become available as a result of an internal promotion.

Key Benefits/Rewards on offer:

• Salary £22,000 - £26,000
• Company pension
• 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
• Flexible working pattern can be discussed

Your new role as Accounts Assistant:

As Accounts Assistant specialising in Purchase Ledger you will work closely with all areas of the business, ensuring good supplier relations are achieved and maintained.

Key duties include:
• Matching and checking invoices against purchase orders
• Processing and coding invoices with the ERP system
• Assist in queries
• Processing company expenses
• Preparing and advising on supplier payments
• Maintaining the purchase ledger to ensure accuracy
• Reconciling and revaluing the purchase ledger at month end
• Reconcile supplier statements monthly

Initially the role will include the above responsibilities. The role will develop to include wider tasks within the accounts function which will include credit control, payroll and general accounting assistance.

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

To be the Accounts Assistant you ideally will have had prior experience in the position of Purchase Ledger Assistant, and working towards or completed your AAT. You will have the ability to work methodically with accuracy to ensure all applications are processed efficiently. Strong Excel knowledge is required and be comfortable operating and learning new systems.

As their new Accounts Assistant you have the opportunity to work in an idyllic part of Cumbria, with a succession plan in place to ensure future progression and exposure.

This vacancy is being handled by Emma Noble – Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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