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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £26000 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 Fulwood, Preston. The role will operate within a small team, reporting into the Financial Manager. You will take responsibility for a range of transactional duties including collating information for payroll, which is currently outsourced and will work with the wider accounts team of 4-5 on ad hoc duties.

The company have grown rapidly in the last 12 months and this is an exciting time to join the business.

Full time - Permanent

Salary - £22-26k

Location - Fulwood, Preston

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collating payroll data for around 100 staff and double checking before sending the information off to payroll bureau for processing.
  • Payroll queries via telephone for staff in branches
  • Credit control - chasing overdue payments
  • Purchase Ledger - processing invoices, assisting with supplier queries, assisting with payment run.
  • Sales ledger - raising invoices, liaising with the sales team.
  • Ad hoc accounts and admin duties
  • Supporting the intern as necessary

Person Specification:

  • Experience in Payroll and the wider accounts function
  • Experience using Sage 50 would be beneficial
  • 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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