Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Accrington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1240958969
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant | Accrington | £20000-£23000 | Full time | 33 days holiday | Annual bonus | Onsite parking

Your new company
Your new company is a local and well-known manufacturing business based in Accrington, Lancashire. This business have been established for over 100 years and are worldwide market leaders within their specialist industry. Over the past 12 months, their financial turnover has increased by over 28% due to an increase in demand of their niche product and therefore, the workload in their finance team has increased dramatically. They are now seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their experienced finance team on a permanent and full time basis.

Your new role
In your new role as Accounts Assistant, you will be reporting directly to the Group FC, where you will be responsible for supporting the finance team in daily duties such as purchase ledger, sales ledger and payroll. Your general day to day duties will consist of processing a high volume of purchase invoices and be the main point of contact for all query resolution for their worldwide customer base. Alongside this, you will responsible for posting journals, preparing the payroll data for the bureau, bank reconciliation and adhoc accounts administration support. This is a full time role, working between the hours of 8:00am - 5:30pm with a 12:00pm finish on a Friday.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful for this role, you will have extensive experience of working in a high transactional role with a focus of purchase ledger. You will be able to handle a large volume of queries, with the ability to provide a high level of customer service ensuring all issues are resolved. Preferably, you will have had exposure to payroll administration, bank reconciliations and processing expenses. You should be an intermediate excel user inclusive of vlookups and pivot tables.

What you'll get in return
In return for this, you will be offered a permanent salary between £20000 - £23000 alongside a highly generous benefits package. Your package will include 33 days annual leave (some of which will be saved for Christmas shutdown), annual bonus and onsite parking. You will join a company that has developed a well-deserved reputation in the local area, who can provide endless opportunities to progress should you wish to further your career.

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