Assistant Accountant


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November 4, 2022
Job Type
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company Details & Job Overview:

Based in Central Lancashire, this highly acquisitional IT solutions organisation are seeking a talented finance professional to join an expanding group in a newly established role. A hybrid position, available due to growth, this business have exciting plans ahead and remain a commercially astute business. In a strong financial position they maintain a successful track record spanning many years in the sector they operate.

On Offer:

• Attractive Salary
• Hybrid Working
• 25 Days Holidays Plus Bank Holidays
• Company Pension and Health cashback plan
• Income protection
• Life insurance
• Company Bonus Scheme
• Study support and development

Your New Role As Assistant Accountant:

As Assistant Accountant you shall have an opportunity to grow and develop your skills, with daily interaction with customers and colleagues across the business. With the responsibility to produce a variety of tasks across finance this role shall provide the financial information, analysis & meaningful business information that will add value to the decision making process in a commercial business. As Assistant Accountant you shall prepare and develop the strength of month end management accounting and work closely with others in the department to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.

Main role duties:

• Support in the preparation of monthly management accounts, quarterly forecasts, and annual audit requirements.
• Support the preparation of VAT reporting.
• Production of analysis P&L monitoring, pricing analysis and performance monitoring to aid the planning and forecasting process.
• Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the accounting system.
• Reconciliation of control accounts.
• Working capital management.
• Monthly/quarterly financial reporting.
• KPI management to review performance against targets
• Develop and improve processes across the finance department whilst improving efficiencies

Experience & Qualifications Required To Apply:

To be considered for this role you shall be AAT Qualified and be either part qualified, or seeking to take on a formal qualification within CIMA/ACCA. With experience in a similar role you shall have an understanding across all elements of ledger management, month end duties at this level and statutory compliance, cash flow and ideally working capital management. With strong planning and organisational skills you shall also have experience operating in a fast paced environment, working to tight deadlines. With good analytical skills you shall also be a good communicator and have the ability to communicate financial data with non financial heads.

Salary And Reward On Offer:

This opportunity comes with a competitive salary and package, study support and provides a platform to further develop. Working in an organisation who are effective and diverse you shall gain exposure across the organisation in a business-focused, financial role. A varied and interesting position, you will also interact with senior staff, influencing the decision making process whilst growing and developing along the way.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman, 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. 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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