Assistant Accountant


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December 12, 2022
Job Type
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A family owned SME in Poulton-le-Fylde are looking to recruit a new Assistant Accountant within their finance function. The business is firmly rooted in their market, with growth of 20% expected in the next 12 months. This is a hands on and varied role which covers the full spectrum of finance, receiving support from an experienced Finance Manager who has been with the business for 10+ years.. There is a succession plan in place for this role to develop into a more senior finance position once established in the role.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• Office based, full time role (37.5 hours)
• Competitive starting salary depending on relevant experience
• Regular salary reviews
• Study package if required
• 30 days annual leave entitlement including bank holidays and Christmas shut down
• Free gym membership for a local gym
• Pension
• Free parking on site
• Discounts and rewards

Your New Role as Assistant Accountant:

As Assistant Accountant you will work in a small team, reporting to the Finance Manager. In a varied role, specific duties will include:

• Supporting with month end management accounts production
• Posting accruals, prepayments and journals
• VAT returns
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Preparation of payments
• Reconciliation of bank statements
• Purchase ledger duties
• Assisting in ad hoc projects as required

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful candidate will be proven in a similar level finance role, with exposure to the above activities. With a forward thinking working approach, you will be a good team-worker with the ability to work under your own initiative. Ideally, you will be keen to progress and build on your skills within finance as advancement opportunities will become available.

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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