Assistant Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Burnley, UK
15 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant | £22,000-£25,000 | CIMA / ACCA study support | Full time | 22 days holiday | Burnley

Your new company
Your new business is a well-known manufacturing organisation based in Burnley, who are now seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their team on a full time and permanent basis. This organisation have won a number of awards, recognising their level of excellence and service to their customers across the UK and Europe.

Your new role
Your new role as Assistant Accountant will involve you reporting to the FC, where you will be responsible for the day to day support of the accounts office. You will responsible for the accounts of 3 subsidiary businesses and your duties will include the transactional accounts such as purchase ledger, sales ledger and credit control. You will also be responsible for profit loss, balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments and VAT returns. You will support the management accountant with the preparation of the accounts pack, eventually having full ownership of this side of the business. This is a full time role, working Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful, you should have experience working within a fast paced finance team and understand the fundamentals of transactional accounts. You will feel comfortable using new, bespoke systems and will be an intermediate Excel user including v-lookups and pivot tables. You should be AAT qualified (or equivalent) with an aspiration to commence your further ACCA or CIMA studies.

What you'll get in return
In return for this, you will be offered a permanent salary between £22,000 - £25,000 alongside a generous benefits package. This will be inclusive of 22 days holiday plus the 8 statutory days, pension scheme, onsite parking and full study support for your CIMA or ACCA.

What you need to do now
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