Assistant Accountant


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April 27, 2023
Job Type
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company Details & Job Overview:

Based on the outskirts of Liverpool, within easy commute form the M58 and A580, this established and leading manufacturing business operate across the globe, in a niche and specialist sector. A growing business, part of a group structure, they are adding talent to the finance team. With very good staff retention, a growing product base and known for being a supportive and respected local employer, this role will suit an experienced Accounts Assistant.

Salary and Enhanced Benefits include:

23 days holiday + Bank Holidays (Rising to 25 days)
Rewards and discounts
On-site parking
Early Friday finish

Your New Role As Assistant Accountant:

Supporting the financial controller, working in a team of 8, this role will begin on an initial 12 month Fixed Term Contract. With the potential for this to become permanent, you shall be based in the local office, and also have responsibility to travel to another North West site on an ad hoc basis (fully expensed petrol).

Role Responsibilities:

• Processing Vat Returns for HMRC
• Intrastats and EC Sales reporting for HMRC
• Accounting reconciliations across the ledgers
• SOX compliance
• Fixed Asset management
• Invoice processing including payment Runs & Managing Multiple Bank Accounts
• Ad-hoc finance duties

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, you shall have experience in a similar role, with the technical skills to carry out the duties outlined in the above job description. With a solid understanding of accounting requirements, and the ability to work in line with financial reporting standards you shall also have good communication and interpersonal skills. Working in a team environment you shall have have excellent Excel skills (vlookups, pivot tables) and be able to work independently and part of a team.

Salary & Reward On Offer:

Initially a FTC, this role also has the potential to become permanent. With a varied set of tasks, you will work alongside a strong set of finance professionals. A supportive business, and one who pride themselves on the welfare of staff, they are also operate from a friendly working environment and are able to look at flexible working hours.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker 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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