Assistant Accountant


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March 9, 2022
Morecambe, United Kingdom
Job Type
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A manufacturing SME in the Morecambe area are looking to strengthen their finance team by introducing a new Assistant Accountant to the team. Established for 20+ years, this business boasts a diverse and worldwide customer base and is regarded as a market leader in their area of operation.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

Being part of a progressive and growing business, this Assistant Accountant role brings excellent development opportunity for the successful candidate with hands on support and guidance from an experienced Finance Director. There are succession plans in place for this position to become a fully fledged Management Accountant role in the medium term.

Company benefits include:

• A competitive starting salary depending on experience
• Study support
• Quarterly bonuses
• Company pension
• Life insurance

Your New Role as Assistant Accountant:

Reporting to the Finance Director, as Assistant Accountant you will work in a small and friendly team in a varied role which will include the following duties:

• Supporting with the month end process and management accounts production
• Assisting with the year end statutory accounting process and audit requirements
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Posting journals, accruals and prepayments
• Daily bank reconciliations
• Preparing the monthly payroll sheet
• Accounts payable duties
• Credit card analysis and reconciliation
• Collating and reviewing expenses for authorisation

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this Assistant Accountant role, you will be familiar with the above duties with a good grasp of transactional accounting duties, keen to develop your finance skills further. Ideally you will be AAT qualified although this is not essential, a study package will be available if required. You will be systems orientated with the ability to quickly adapt to new/bespoke systems and you will be a competent Excel user.


This Assistant Accountant position offers excellent variation in a hands on remit. You will receive a good level of training and ongoing support from the Finance Director to ensure a smooth transition into your new role, ensuring there is opportunity for skills development and career progression.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at 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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