Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Chorley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1178800380
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant // Study Support // 17-19.5k // Chorley

Your new company

Your new company is a regionally recognised property management service based on the outskirts of Preston, they are looking to take on a member of staff to assist their already strong finance department in the long term. The client is willing to show their commitment to their new recruit by offering study support and assistance to their new starter.

Your new role

Your new role is that of an accounts assistant - reporting to the management accountant and finance manager, you will be expected to assist with the smooth running of both sales and purchase ledger (matching and coding invoices, collating payment runs, setting up new suppliers, credit control & sending out timely statements and invoices). You will also be expected to assist with daily & monthly bank allocations and reconciliations, in addition, you will be expected to assist with VAT returns, produce and analyse reports and other ad hoc office duties.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need prior working experience within a finance function of a business, ideally with purchase ledger experience or similar. You must have a basic understanding of double entry (debits & credits), strong working knowledge of Excel and other basic Microsoft Office systems. You will be at the early stages of your finance career, either starting or started your AAT. This client requires someone with a superb attitude who can help the team around them whilst focusing on their own personal development.

What you'll get in return

You will get the opportunity to work under a great finance manager and wider team who is willing to assist during the inception of the role in order to start you off in the right way. A brilliant team to accompany you during this early period that will ensure you feel comfortable and confident in your role. You will get the opportunity to progress organically with the organisation as they are offering full study support for the successful candidate. Free on site parking and free tea and coffee!

What you need to do now
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