Assistant Accountant


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April 27, 2023
Job Type
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A well-established group of businesses in Carlisle are looking to recruit a new Accounts Assistant within their finance team. Established for 30+ years and a supplier of choice across the UK and Europe, the business thrives on its culture of continual development and sustainability where people are put at the forefront of what they do.

This could be an excellent springboard for an experienced Accounts Assistant seeking a rounded role which offers development opportunities.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• Full time role 37 hours per week
• Competitive starting salary
• Annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service up to a maximum of 30 days + bank holidays including a Christmas shut down
• Ongoing training and support including a study package for AAT or CIMA
• Company pension scheme
• Discount schemes
• Life assurance
• Cycle to work scheme

Your New Role as Accounts Assistant:

Working in a busy finance office and receiving a good level of support from the Management Accountant and Financial Controller, the new Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

• Maintaining the purchase ledger
• Processing bank transactions
• Liaising with suppliers handling any queries
• Assist in the preparation of monthly and annual accounts including audit
• Being involved in ongoing process and system enhancements

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The ideal candidate will be AAT qualified or actively studying, with exposure to transactional accounting processes and the desire to develop their skills within finance. Proficient IT skills are required, including Excel with the ability to quickly pick up new finance systems. With a forward thinking approach, the successful candidate will be a strong communicator with strong attention to detail.

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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