Senior Finance Officer


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June 16, 2022
Job Type
£26000 - £28000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A growing organisation in Barrow-in-Furness have partnered exclusively with Kenton Black Finance as they seek to appoint an experienced Senior Finance Officer/Assistant Accountant. Forming part of a high calibre finance function, this is a varied and hands on finance position which supports the Finance Manager whilst mentoring and supervising junior members of the finance team.

Comprehensive training and support will be provided to facilitate career advancement opportunities.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• A competitive starting salary depending on experience
• Full time (37 hours), with an early 3:30pm finish each Friday
• Flexibility around working hours and opportunity for occasional remote working
• Full study package (CIMA/ACCA) if required
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement

Your New Role as Senior Finance Officer:

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will work in a friendly and supportive finance team with specific responsibilities including:

• Supporting in the production of management accounts
• Assisting with year end statutory accounting requirements
• Assisting in the preparation of long-term strategic budget planning information
• Involvement with sales and purchase ledger, reconciliations, journal and nominal ledger
• Input into payroll processing
• Process transactions including purchase orders, income and expenditure, supplier payments, recharges for services, credit control and creditor reconciliations
• Support with the preparation of VAT returns
• Communicating with budget holders and other stakeholders to provide financial support
• Provision of ad hoc reports and analysis as required

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, you will be proven in a similar finance role with good understanding of financial procedures and practices. Ideally you will be AAT qualified or already studying CIMA/ACCA (a full study package will be offered if required). Strong Excel sills are required and familiarity of Access Dimensions is advantageous.


To summarise, this is a varied position which offers opportunities for skills and career development. Working in a friendly team of likeminded individuals, you will enjoy excellent variation and full guidance from an experienced Finance Manager. My client is happy to have an informal discussion with suitable applicants prior to a formal interview.

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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