Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-10-12
Contact Name: Darren Cadman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered one of the UK’s largest education and training providers who have several sites based across the north. This role for Assistant Accountant will report directly to the head of finance and will form the final piece of the jigsaw to establish the small finance function based on this site. A 12 month Fixed Term contact there is scope for this to also become a permanent role. Based within easy commute from the M65, the offices boast on-site parking and the organisation also offer a raft of benefits.

Your new role as Assistant Accountant:

As Assistant Accountant you shall support the Head of Finance in a rounded, versatile finance role. Providing an effective finance support service to the wider organisation you shall be responsible for a variety of tasks in a rewarding and trusted organisation.

Main Role Duties:
· Review monthly management accounts ensuring accuracy is maintained in line with the monthly deadlines
· Preparation of month end journals
· Balance sheet reconciliation
· Ledgers management across the month
· Communicating with group to form a solid working relationship with the transactional team at Group
· Support to Budget Holders across monthly finance meetings
· Assist with budget and forecasting processes, providing analysis as required
· Accurate completion of financial transactions to ensure a clear audit trail
· Preparation of financial analysis to monitor KPI’s set across the business
· Assist the year-end audit process, answering queries on ledger postings and financial transactions where required.

An interesting and rounded role which is supported by a talented finance lead this role will play an important part of the continued success across the site and also for group. As part of a leading organisation you will be surrounded by like-minded professionals who have the technical and operational expertise for you to learn and grow in your role.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered for this role you shall hold, or be actively studying a professional accounting qualification CIMA/ACA/ACCA/AAT. With experience of working in a finance position you shall have experience of working as part of a team with the ability to maintain positive working relationships. You shall have worked in a similar role and be rehearsed in the budget process in a customer driven environment.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse and exciting proposition to someone wanting to add value and be part of a growing, astute organisation. The business boast a raft of benefits, such as company pension, employee discount, life insurance and a hybrid working arrangement, they also have on-site parking and are open to discussing working hours in a flexible approach. You shall also have the scope to develop and progress and be part of a supporting organisation who are seen as a responsible employer of choice across the UK.

This Role Is Being Managed By Darren Cadman, Kenton Black Finance.

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.