Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Blackburn, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Ref
1261216455
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant job | Starting salary of £21,000 | Blackburn | Full time | Excellent benefits | Parking

Your new company
Your new company is a local, well established public sector organisation based in Blackburn, Lancashire. This business is located near the M65 with excellent transportation links. Due to a number of new, upcoming acquisitions, they are seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their growing and fast paced team on a permanent and full time basis.

Your new role
In your new role as Assistant Accountant, you will be reporting directly to the Finance Manager, whereby you will be responsible for the monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and annual statutory accounts. Your role will involve the completion and clearance of the balance sheet control accounts by resolving complex financial queries, developing and maintaining spreadsheets to analyse complex information. You will also manage journals, month end creditors and inventory checks. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week on a flexi-time basis, however, you will initially be working between 8:30-4:30 or 9:00-5:00.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful for this role, you should be AAT qualified (or equivalent degree or work experience) and have worked in an accounts environment previously. You should have the ability to manage high level bank reconciliations and be ambitious and willing to learn and develop new skills. You will have excellent MS Office skills, particularly in Excel (vlookups & pivot tables) and have experience of working on computerised finance systems.

What you'll get in return
In return for this, you will be offered a competitive salary which starts at £21089. Alongside this starting salary, you will be offered an array of excellent benefits including flexible working, 27 days holiday + statutory holidays, better career and salary progression based on the application of knowledge and skills, an annual personal development review to support your career aspirations and generous pension with onsite parking.

What you need to do now
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