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Assistant Accountant

Butler Rose
Closing date
11 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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The Company Overview:

Butler rose are partnered with a widely recognised retail business with a turnover in the region of £10m are looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant within their finance team. Operating across various locations, the company employees approximately 150 staff and this position will be based at their Head Office in Ambleside.

Your New Role as Assistant Accountant:

Reporting directly to the Finance Director, you will gain excellent exposure to all areas of finance in a hands on and business facing position. Specific duties will include:

Management of purchase ledger and sales ledger
Supporting in month end requirements and management accounting processes
Bank reconciliations
Reconciliation of online payment platforms and accounts for retail
Balance sheet reconciliations
Updating cash flow forecasts
Maintenance of the fixed asset register
Accruals, prepayments and journal posting
Supporting in the year end audit process

You will also be required to work cross-functionally, liaising with other departments to deliver and advise on financial information, being their first point of contact for any finance related queries.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered, you will be competent in all transactional accounting activities, ideally with some experience in month end/management accounting duties although training and support will be provided in this area. AAT qualification is desirable and study support will be available if the successful candidate wishes to pursue CIMA/ACCA study. You will be a competent IT user with good Excel ability and knowledge of Navision is advantageous but not essential.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

You will receive comprehensive support and guidance from an experienced Finance Director and career advancement opportunities will be available for the successful candidate. You will receive a competitive starting salary depending on experience, study support if required, company pension, employee discounts, sick pay, and on site parking. This is a full time position, typically 9am-5pm but some flexibility on working hours can be accommodated.

Who Are Butler Rose?

Butler Rose specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals, from transactional and part-qualified appointments through to Group FDs.

With offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Exeter, London, Milton Keynes and Southampton, we work with a range of businesses across the UK from SMEs and local accountancy firms to large Plcs and the Big 4, as well as many public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We are an ambitious and expanding business with great client relationships lead by a management team with long tenure in their markets. We are committed and focused to excellent candidate service.

Next steps

Please apply with your CV asap as we are looking to conduct interviews week commencing 1st November, for a confidential conversation or to find out more about this great opportunity please call James at Butler Rose.

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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