Accounts Assistant


£20000 - £24000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Preston

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Are you an Accounts Assistant who currently dreads getting up and going to work? Getting out of bed seems impossible and constantly clock-watching as soon as you get through the door? Then it's time for a change. I am currently working with a large manufacturing firm that is looking to appoint their next accounts assistant, and that could be you!

The company started as a family-run small business back in 1999 and since then has taken off and now has over 150 employees! They pride themselves on their staff retention and the high-quality service that they give their customers.

The role itself:

  • Oversee the credit application process for customers and administer new supplier applications for the business.
  • Prepare and complete month-end processes to assist in the monthly management accounts process; journals, accruals, prepayments
  • Complete the quarterly VAT returns accurately and to HMRC deadlines.
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller/CFO in the development of reporting, KPI's and help increase efficiencies across the business.
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet control accounts and support the Financial Controller in maintaining accurate and timely management information.
  • Ad hoc office duties

Person specification:

  • Minimum Level 2 AAT
  • Previous experience with Purchase and/or Sales Ledger
  • Good knowledge of finance
  • Able to work well within a team
  • High attention to detail
  • Effective communication
  • Able to solve problems
  • Self - motivated

In return you will receive:

  • 21 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Monday to Friday working week
  • Company pension
  • Staff discount

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