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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Industry:
Finance
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-04-12
REF: CAAA120421
Contact Name: Carl Angilly
Contact Email: Carl.Angilly@kentonblack.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a well respected and established Company in the Preston area. This business are a market leader in their particular industry and are currently on a rapid growth trajectory; so now is a great time to join. They are looking to broaden their finance function and add an experienced Accounts Assistant to the team. This is the perfect opportunity for a goal-oriented and aspiring individual looking for career advancement opportunities in the short to medium term.

Your new role as the Accounts Assistant:

As the Accounts Assistant, you will report to the Finance Manager dealing with sales, purchase ledgers and journals. You will be calculating and checking payments, amounts and records to ensure they are correct, whilst investigating discrepancies and reporting on any variances. In addition you will be managing petty cash transactions and staff expenses. Part of your role will also entail controlling credit and chasing debt. You will also be reconciling finance accounts and direct debits, processing purchase invoices and reconciling bank and supplier statements. On occasion you shall be clearing debit balances and dealing with unallocated payments.

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

To be considered, you must be possess at least 2 years experience in a similar role. You will have high attention to detail skills, be organised and methodical. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate expertise and knowledge up to AAT Level 4. You will be analytical, interpersonal and have a good knowledge of policies, systems, and financial structures of a company. Lastly, you will be able to learn quickly, pick up new systems with appropriate training and have good Excel skills.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse role which provides the successful candidate with a great platform to extend their knowledge and further their finance specific expertise. Progressive career opportunities will be available and you will receive valuable support from an engaging and experienced Finance Manager. You will receive a competitive starting salary depending o your experience, which will be reviewed on an annual basis. Other benefits including 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, pension, discount schemes and life insurance. This is a full time office based position, however my client is open to considering some flexibility around working hours and home working.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.




Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker 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.