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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Heywood, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Regan

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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Mpeople Accountancy & Finance are currently seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant with credible AP experience for a well esteemed company in the Heywood area.

The company's reputation and market approach have stimulated their growth to enable a brilliant opportunity within the Accounts team on a 9 Month fixed term contract basis, offering much development as they have no anticipation of slowing down. The exposure to fundamental functions within the department gives the right candidate a chance to gain skills and abilities that would not present themselves in many other opportunties.

Salary: Upto £24,000 DOE
08:30 - 17:00 Monday to Friday
22 days annual salary plus statutory holidays

Benefits: potneitally to become permenent, free parking, on site gym

Job details:

  • Bank reconcilliations
  • Ensure supplier Invoices are paid correctly i.e. 30, 60, 90, 120 days to ensure cash flow is smooth and consistent
  • Reconciling supplier invoices to statements, assisting in preparing the supplier payment run
  • Procurement; retrieving quotes from suppliers, monitoring supplier contracts to ensure the best rebates are obtained
  • Monitoring rebates to ensure correct refunds are collected
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required

Person Specification

  • Strong Excel skills: Pivot Tables and Vlook Ups essential
  • Self-starter; can work off own initiative and take ownership of workload
  • Ability to stick to strict deadlines and work under pressure maintaining accuracy at all times
  • Should demonstrate a desire to understand company operations, systems and values
  • Offer to support/assist colleagues when required
  • Should be keen to integrate into a Team and the company

If you would like to apply for the role please click the link below or send your email direct to Kat at Kat@mpeople-recruitment.com, alternatively call 01616229899 to discuss further.

Please note that MPeople recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this has not been successful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.