Assistant Accountant


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August 25, 2023
Job Type
£24000 - £28000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:
Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a privately owned business in Blackpool who are looking to appoint a new Assistant Accountant. This is an ideal move for an experienced Accounts Assistant with strong purchase and sales ledger experience, seeking longer-term development into other areas of finance including management accounting support.

Key Benefits/Rewards on Offer:
• Competitive starting salary of up to £28,000 depending on experience
• Ongoing support and training
• Study package if required
• Matched pension contribution
• Healthcare schemes
• Free on site parking
• Flexibility on working hours and an early finish each Friday!
• Being part of a friendly and inclusive team – regular teambuilding and social events

Your New Role as Assistant Accountant:
Working in a small and friendly finance team of 3, this role reports to the Finance Manager who will act as a mentor, providing all necessary training and guidance. Specific duties will include:
• Ownership of purchase ledger, being the primary point of contact for all supplier queries
• Bank reconciliations
• VAT returns
• Supporting with month end routine and management accounts production
• Provide sales ledger support as required
• Other ad hoc tasks within finance

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:
The successful candidate will demonstrate 3+ years’ experience of working within a busy finance team, with excellent exposure to purchase and sales ledger. With a forward thinking work approach and the ability to “think outside of the box”, the ideal candidate will also have drive to further develop their skills and support the Finance Manager with management accounting procedures. Whilst not essential, AAT study is desirable and the business will provide a study package to complete the full qualification if required.
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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