Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wigan
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-07-07
Contact Name: Darren Cadman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black are partnered with a growing, dynamic service business who are adding talent into the organisation to provide enhanced finance support across a group setting. Recognised as a market leader with a turnover in excess of £90m they are based on the outskirts of Wigan. Within easy commute from local motorways, with on-site parking and a number of employee benefits, they are growing across a number of business units and have an established client base across the UK.

Your new role as Assistant Accountant:

As Assistant Accountant you shall enjoy a varied role. This is a newly established position and will support the group financial controller in the preparation of monthly management accounts and will be pivotal to further growth and the streamlining of process and procedure across the department.

Main Role Duties:

  • Ensuring financial controls are maintained
  • Supporting with Month-end and year-end accounting.
  • High volume reconciliations across the group
  • Supporting with processing of payments and queries
  • Weekly financial reporting
  • Supporting with general finance/ ad hoc finance projects 

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered you shall be part or fully CIMA /ACCA/ ACA qualified, QBE or AAT qualified with strong technical skills and a proven track record of adding value in a assistant management accounting position. With experience in a fast paced environment you shall be seeking a varied role where you will look to add value in your role. A position which will see progression and the ability to gain further experience at a senior level, you shall maintain a solid technical skill-set and be well rehearsed in the  production of accounts to trial balance, or complete, both monthly/yearly. With the ability to improve internal controls you shall have excellent attention to detail, a proven ability to work under pressure and have experience of working within growth business.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse role in a dynamic, growing group of businesses. You will receive a competitive salary and package with the opportunity for growth and progression in your role as the business continues to expand. A full time position you shall be exposed to the ongoing improvement process across process and procedure and have the ability to become part of projects to add experience to your already established skill-set.

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.