Accounts Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Preston, UK
16 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Immediate start // Accounts Assistant // 3 month placement

Your new company

Your new company is a global manufacturer of plastics in the Preston area, they are a regionally recognised brand and are looking to continue the trend of increasing market share and profits year on year. Due to recent expansion - they are looking to make a more rigid accounts team with you assisting on a temporary basis to ensure an efficient transaction through this busy period.

Your new role

Your new role is that of an accounts assistant - reporting to the finance manager you will assist with the day to day running of the sales ledger (sending invoices, checking for accuracy, allocating payments and reconciling customer accounts), the purchase ledger (coding and posting supplier invoices, reconciling supplier statements, collating payment runs), preparing budgets and reports, posting prepayments and accruals, assisting with credit control and assisting with all month end duties.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need prior working experience in a similar role, you will ideally have an AAT Level 4 qualification (or equivalent working experience), the ability to work autonomously within in the role and the technical understanding to realise the 'why' behind the tasks. Working experience on Sage is beneficial and an intermediate Excel user (v-lookups required).

What you'll get in return

You will get the opportunity to work under a great finance manager 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 temporary period that will ensure you feel comfortable and confident in your role. This is your chance to showcase your ability and possibly convert your temporary stay into a permanent one. Free on site parking, free tea and coffee and free fruit!

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