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Accounts and Finance Assistant

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Aaron Conneran

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Mpeople Accountancy & Finance is currently seeking an experienced Finance Assistant for a well-established and rapidly growing company in Preston. The role will operate within a small team, reporting into the Financial Controller. You will take responsibility for a range of transactional duties, demonstrating attention to detail and high levels of accuracy in a fast paced role.

The company have shown steady growth year on year and this is an exciting time to join the business who are leaders in their market.

Full time - Permanent

Salary - up to £22k

Location -Preston

Benefits - Study support, pension, modern offices in a vibrant setting, nearby parking and excellent transport links

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the sales and purchase ledger
  • VAT Returns
  • Bank reconciliations, banking and general bookkeeping
  • Credit control - chasing overdue payments
  • Dealing with queries internally and externally
  • Assisting with preparation of Management Accounts and annual statutory accounts
  • Weekly reporting on KPIs and management information
  • Compliance checks.

Person Specification:

  • Strong all-round accounts experience in Sales and Purchase Ledger and Credit Control of around 3 years
  • Experience using Sage 50
  • AAT level 4/Accountancy Degree
  • Experience within the healthcare sector would be beneficial
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent IT skills especially with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, able to work on own initiative and under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, influencing skills and sound decision-making ability.

If you would like to apply for the role, please click the link below or send your email direct to Harriett at harriett@mpeople-recruitment.com, alternatively call 01254 660 279 to discuss further.

Please note that MPeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CVs received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as unsuccessful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.

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