Accounts Assistant


£24000 - £27000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Blackburn

Job Type



Finance Analyst / Accounts Assistant

About the role

A large rapidly growing Service Company are looking to recruit a tenacious, driven Finance Analyst to work on a permanent basis from their head office in Preston, Lancashire. The role is within their Finance team and along with analytic knowledge you will also have experience with transactional Finance duties, potential leading to the more technical skill set of a Management Accountant.

The Role:

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyse financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Analyse past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
  • Managing Sales and Purchase Ledgers
  • Bank Reconciliations and balance sheets
  • VAT and other finance duties

What do you need

  • As a strong Finance Analyst / Account Assistant you will demonstrate the ability to build strong sustainable relationships quickly.
  • Strong academic achiever.
  • Possess strong analytical skills.
  • Advanced user of MS Excel is a must
  • Strong numeric skills
  • Keen eye for detail

Working for us

Team fit is crucial for the successful candidate to work with in this lean, busy team who will offer some training, the right candidate will have a good attitude, strong work ethic and motivation and tenacity is key!

They offer a number of benefits including on site parking and other built in benefits.

If you are an experienced Finance Analyst with good transactional knowledge and excellent EXCEL skills, looking for a progressive role and have the existing relevant experience required, please apply with your updated CV and a current contact number.

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