Assistant Accountant


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July 12, 2023
Job Type
£25000 - £28000 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 continued growth forecasted. This is a hands on and varied role which covers the full spectrum of finance, receiving support from the Finance Manager.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• Office based, full time role, standard working hours are 8am-4:30pm
• Competitive starting salary depending on relevant experience
• Regular salary reviews
• Study package if required
• 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 and sales 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. Strong IT skills are also required including Excel and knowledge of Sage 50 is desirable.

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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