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Assistant Accountant

Location: Blackburn Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum

Assistant Accountant

Location: Burnley

Salary: £22,000-£30,000 (dependant on experience)

A hugely successful and rapidly growing company based in Burnley are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant to join their team. This is a superb opportunity to join a stable company that you can continue to develop and progress with your career and achieve your career goals. You will be reporting into and work closely with the financial controller and your main duties will include

    • Preparing & posting month end journals
    • Support and in time lead preparation of monthly external reporting for the company
    • Support the statutory accounting processes
    • Balance Sheet control account reconciliations including VAT
    • Constant improvement & development of use of current ERP
    • Ensure processes post new ERP implementation (SAP) are fit for purpose
    • Review & improve business / accounting procedures
    • Assist Finance Manager in monitoring foreign currency requirements
    • Ability to get up to speed with the existing processes.
    • Build and improve the quality and insightfulness of balance sheet reconciliations to be evidenced via senior management feedback.
    • Ability to deliver to tight external deadlines whilst still maintaining the integrity and quality of the output required.
    • Contribution to the internal customer satisfaction performance of the Finance Team.

Role requirements:

  • Hold a minimum of a 2:1 degree (accounts, finance, mathamatics, economics)
  • Hold grades C+ is GCSE/A-Level
  • Ability to learn quickly and take ownership of existing reports
  • You must be confident

In order to be considered for the role you will be currently studying CIMA/ACCA with an excellent academic background. The company is offering an attractive salary. You will have good knowledge of Excel and IT systems.

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