Accounts Assistant


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May 9, 2023
Job Type
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Emma Noble
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Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an independent, large-scale business in Carlisle, which has been established for over 30 years. This organisation are well-respected in their chosen industry and are seeking a full time Accounts Assistant based in their Head Office. This is a fully office based role.

Key Benefits/Rewards on offer:

• Annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
• Christmas office closed
• Discount schemes
• Company pension
• Cycle to work scheme
• Study support available

Your new role as the Accounts Assistant:

As Accounts Assistant , you will report directly to the Financial Controller.

Key duties:
• Maintain the Purchase Ledger, inputting invoices and new supplier set ups
• Weekly payment runs
• Contract openings, reconciliations and closures
• Work with the team to develop finance controls and compliance procedures
• Assist with preparation of year end
• Dealing with supplier enquiries
• Processing of bank transactions into the accounting system

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

To be considered, you must possess experience in a finance or accountancy function. In addition, you will be capable of problem solving, possess analytical skills and capable of working well under pressure. You must be able to demonstrate that you are well-organised, able to work to strict deadlines, possess strong negotiation skills with the ability to prioritise workload and planning. Proficient IT skills, with particular experience of Microsoft packages, particularly excel.


This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to progress in their finance career, this is a development role which allows you to gain exposure to other aspects of the finance function including involvement in various projects. AAT study support is available for the right candidate.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.

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

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market 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. As 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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