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Assistant Accountant

  • Location:

    Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25000 per annum

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Based at its Bamber Bridge, Preston Head Office, my client is seeking to appoint an experienced Assistant Accountant for its road transport and warehousing operation on a full-time (37 h hours/week) basis. With an annual turnover of £65m, this business has been established for over 100 years and continues to grow by building on long lasting client relationships and through acquisition. This position will allow great scope for progression and further career development.

Location: Preston PR5

Salary: £25,000PA (reviewed annually in January)

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-17:00pm (Flexi-time available)

" Reporting directly to the Finance Director and working closely with the Management Accountant
" Preparation of revenue and cost reserves for inclusion in the monthly Management Accounts
" Submission of statutory payroll submissions
" Handling of payment of customer rebates
" Assisting in the preparation of weekly forecasts of revenue and costs
" Authorisation of payments by weekly BACS run and purchase orders
" Reconciliation and apportionment of costs for bulk fuel and tyres

" Meticulous attention to detail
" Knowledgeable with Microsoft IT package; including Excel, Word & Outlook
" Capability to work under pressure during busy seasonal work periods
" Accuracy and great time management skills
" Able to work within a team environment and work on own initiative when necessary
" Regular communication with your colleagues and your manager

" Flexi time available
" Bonus scheme based on overall company performance
" 20 days annual leave plus all bank holidays- rising to 25 days annual leave after 5 years of service
" Company pension scheme
" Group life insurance policy
" Company uniform supplied after successful completion of 3-month probation period

If you think you would be suitable for this role, please apply to this advert or contact myself on 07483 160530/.


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