Assistant Accountant/Management Accountant


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September 25, 2023
Job Type
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A PE backed, service based Group of businesses in Blackpool are looking to strengthen their finance team by appointing a new Assistant Accountant/Management Accountant. 100%+ year on year growth has been achieved through organic growth, acquisition and launching new products and services.

This is an ideal opportunity for a career driven finance professional seeking a progressive role within a fast-paced environment. With opportunity to add value in many areas, you will gain excellent exposure to a broad spectrum of finance duties, receiving support from experienced finance peers.

Offices are located in Blackpool and Preston (close to motorway junctions), this role can be based in either offices and hybrid working arrangements are available.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

A generous benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate which includes:

• A competitive starting salary depending on experience
• Study package if required
• Bonus scheme up to 20%
• 37.5 hour full time working week with flexibility around working hours
• Hybrid working
• Pension
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• Career development opportunities and ongoing support

Your New Role as Assistant Accountant/Management Accountant:

This is a fairly fluid role which can be moulded to the successful candidate’s capabilities and skills, receiving sufficient levels of support and guidance from the FC and FD. Below outlines some of the duties in this diverse role which offers exposure to the full spectrum of finance.

• Production of monthly management accounts for the Group
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Posting accruals, prepayments and journals
• Contribute to the annual audit process and year end requirements
• Involvement in various projects relating to strategic initiatives, mergers and acquisitions and growth plans
• Review and suggest improvements to existing systems and processes

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The ideal candidate will be committed to further developing their skills within finance, lots of exposure can be provided with the relevant support from the FC/FD. Ideally you will be actively studying CIMA/ACCA and committed to completing the full qualification. You will be forward thinking with a positive working attitude, willing to learn and contribute new ideas for improved ways of working.


Working in a fast-paced environment alongside a team of friendly and high calibre finance staff, this is a high profile role which gives lots of opportunity to add value to the finance function and wider business. Genuine career advancement opportunities will be available to the successful candidate.

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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