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Assistant Accountant

Location: Burnley Salary: Up to £28000 per annum

Assistant Financial Accountant
Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience - Plus full Study support and fantastic benefits
Location: Burnley

A highly successful business based in Burnley with a turnover in excess of 2 billion and an ambitious growth strategy are currently recruiting for a highly committed Assistant Financial Accountant or ambitious Accounts Assistant looking for that next step up with a desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Duties include:

  • Preparation and demonstration of understanding across a wide range of P&L and balance sheet account reconciliations, identifying and resolving anomalies and managing any risks/opportunities.
  • Accruals & Pre Payments
  • Month end journals
  • Working closely with the business on a day to day basis to deliver operational requirements.
  • Supporting the Financial Accounting Manager to ensure the overall reported financial results are robust through the ongoing development of internal controls.
  • Driving and supporting Continuous Improvement of role and wider team processes.
  • Providing expertise and role related knowledge to both Internal and External Audit teams as required.
  • Ensuring that all accounting entries processed adhere to internal controls and policies
  • Liaising with and fostering good relations within other areas of finance and the business.

Standards of Performance/KPIs

  • 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.

This is a key role within the business and represents a highly rewarding opportunity to candidates with a drive to go beyond the numbers to bring benefit throughout the organisation.
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