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Assistant Accountant

Posted 19 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Permanent Assistant Accountant job in Nelson - £18,000 - £20,000 - Onsite parking - Progression

Your new company
This is a well-established professional services business based in Nelson, Lancashire. Following an extended period of maternity leave, they are now seeking a permanent member of staff to join their team on a full time basis to work within their accounts department as an Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant.

Your new role
Your new role within this business in Nelson will be to work within the Accounts department and your title will be classed as an Accounts Assistant, however, your duties and responsibilities will be more varied. A typical working day in this role will include the accounts to trial balance, cashbook reconciliation, bank reconciliation, nominal journals, preparing the asset schedules and managing accruals and prepayments.
This role will allow you to expand into management accounts, initially preparing these with the Finance Manager - once you are settled in this position, you will have full responsibility for the management accounts pack.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful within this position, it would be beneficial for you to have a strong, flexible working attitude and be keen to develop your career within finance. You should have experience working in a similar position and be able to work between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. You will be working on a bespoke, in-house system but a strong knowledge of Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, h-lookups) would be advantageous.

What you'll get in return
In return for this, you will have the opportunity to work for a long standing business in East Lancashire with an excellent reputation in the local area. You will be provided with a competitive salary up to £20,000 alongside some excellent benefits including onsite parking, pension and death in service.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Megan Collins at Hays in Burnley on .
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