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Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Kirkham, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £18000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stephy

  • Contact email:

    preston@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    PRE/207475_1576231919

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    14 months

  • Expiry date:

    12/01/2020

  • Startdate:

    03/02/20

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Kirkham, Lancashire

Working hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, 40 hours a week including lunches

Salary: £18,000 minimum

Contract: Fixed term maternity cover start from February 2020 through to April 2021

Brook Street is recruiting for an accounts assistant for a well-established company based in Blackpool. The successful applicant will display high levels of self-motivation, communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a demanding role in order to contribute towards the smooth day-to-day running of the department.

Key Responsibilities:

-Daily banking, reporting and positing to the ledger

-Prepare and post journals as well as adjustments to support the completion of the month end accounts

-Responsibility for the ongoing reconciliation of balance sheet accounts

-Review of stock take results and reconciliation to month end accounts, including regular reporting

-Liaise with other support functions & prepare re-allocations

-Reviewing processes & make suggestions for changes to improve efficiency, reduce costs, etc.

-Assist the Finance Manager and Accountant as required

-Ad hoc tasks as required by business demand

The type of candidate we are looking for:

-AAT Level 4 or equivalent demonstrable experience

-Must have excellent numeracy skills

-Should have at least 2 years general accounts/business experience

-Must be able to work as part of a team

-Should have good communication and inter personal skills

-Have a good knowledge of accounting practices and PC skills including Microsoft tools

-Knowledge of working with an ERP system, i.e. Xledger, preferable

-Must have good attention to detail and be able to work under pressure

Interviews will be arranged on 6th Jan 2020, please contact Stephy on 01772400106 or email

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