Interim Assistant Accountant 6m FTC


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March 1, 2024
Job Type
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
Contact Email


Company Details & Job Overview:

Based on the outskirts of Blackburn, this organisation are requiring an interim solution for a period of 6 months. An ethical business, enriching the lives of many in the local area, they are also in a period of growth and will be absorbing workloads in the future, meaning this cold be extended, or even made permanent. This is an interim appointment, with an immediate start for the right Candidate.

Early Friday finish
On-site parking
Flexibility of start and finish times
Competitive salary and holiday entitlement

Your New Role As Interim Assistant Accountant:

A 6 month requirement initially, this fixed term contract shall provide efficient and effective financial and administrative support to the business. As Assistant Accountant you shall process financial transactions in a timely manner and to maintain accurate financial records.

Main role duties:

? Responsible for the safe keeping of all financial records as well as retaining evidence for internal
and external auditors.
? Ensure all financial transactions are made in compliance with the Handbook and
to Financial Regulations
? Ensure that month end tasks are completed in accordance with the published timetable
? Carry out reconciliations as required, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the financial
? Ensure that monies owed are collected and accurately recorded.
? Ensure that outstanding debts are chased and recovered in a timely manner.
? Ensure that any cash collected is securely banked in a timely manner, recorded and reconciled.
? Support in the production of monthly management accounts.
? Provide support to budget holders with regular updates of matters relating to their budget.
? Assist in the preparation for the annual audit and to support in the delivery of the internal audit
? Support financial aspects of any special projects as and when required.
? Responsible for data compliance in the areas of your responsibility, in line with GDPR regulations.
? Work as part of a team and support the role of others at all times contributing to the overall work
and ethos.
? Demonstrate an awareness of confidentiality and abide by confidentiality requirements in relation
to duties undertaken in the role

This list is not exhaustive and may be added to or amended from time to time.

Experience & Qualifications Required To Apply:

You shall have the experience required to fulfill the tasks outlined above. AAT qualified, or working towards a qualification, you shall be rehearsed across ledger management, and also having experience supporting with month-end duties.. Well rounded and able to work on your own initiative, you shall be able to commit to a 6 month contract and also be able to begin the role imminently.

Salary And Reward On Offer:

This 6 month contract has a potential be extended beyond the initial term. The business are in growth and have plans to absorb further responsibilities through acquisition. A varied role, you will also be supported whilst hitting the ground running.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman, 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. 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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