Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Carnforth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-11-09
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

A Group of small businesses in Carnforth have partnered with Kenton Black Finance as they seek to appoint a Finance Assistant/Assistant Accountant. In a varied and hands on role, the Finance Assistant will support the Finance Director with start to finish accounts production and all transactional accounting duties.

Your New Role as Finance Assistant:

As Finance Assistant, you will work in a friendly team of office staff and specific duties will include:
• Supporting in the preparation of monthly management accounts with commentary and analysis
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Accruals, prepayments and journal posting
• VAT returns
• Preparation of year end files for auditors
• Processing purchase invoices and sales invoices
• Credit control duties
• Other duties as required by the Finance Director

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, you will be experienced in a similar level finance position although appropriate levels of training and guidance will be provided by the Finance Director. AAT qualification or part CIMA/ACCA is desirable but not essential, and you will be a strong IT user with good knowledge of Excel and understanding of Sage 50 is advantageous. It is imperative that you can demonstrate a flexible working approach, happy to undertake various accounting duties where each day will offer something different.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

The successful candidate will receive a competitive starting salary depending on experience. This is an office based role with working hours of 8am-5pm Monday-Friday (30 minute lunch break and 2 x 15 minute breaks throughout the working day). You will receive 20 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays, 4% pension contribution, onsite parking and free tea and coffee in the office.

An immediate start is available, please submit your CV for immediate consideration to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for 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.