Assistant Accountant


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October 12, 2022
Job Type
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A forward thinking Assistant Accountant is required to join a fast-growth SME on the outskirts of Blackpool. This new position has been created due to growth and future plans; this role will play a key part in contributing to ongoing business success.

Key Benefits/Rewards on Offer:

• Competitive starting salary which will be reviewed periodically
• Company pension
• Generous annual leave allowance which increases with length of service
• Flexible working arrangements
• Healthcare benefits

Your new role as Assistant Accountant:

Working in a finance team of 3, you will report to and work closely with their ACCA qualified Finance Manager. As Assistant Accountant you will focus on supporting with the preparation of the management accounts pack including the balance sheet, profit and loss and all associated commentary and analysis. You will be responsible for balance sheet reconciliations; posting prepayments and accruals; preparation and review of quarterly VAT returns; and supporting the Accounts Assistant with sales and purchase ledger duties as required.

There will be a strong commercial element to the role in supporting with business plans and you will gain exposure to various upcoming projects including system developments and process improvements. You will also be required to build and maintain strong relationships with key partners across the business, providing insightful financial analysis as required.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this opportunity, you will already have good exposure to the month end accounting process and management accounts, and be keen to build on this experience further. You will be a strong Excel user (pivot tables and VLookups) and experience of Sage 50 is desirable. Strong communication skills are essential as you will be required to work cross-functionally throughout the business being a key representative of the finance team.

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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