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Assistant Accountant

Location: Burnley Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum


Assistant Accountant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: 25k PLUS bonus
Burnley


Our client, based in the East Lancashire area is looking for an Assistant Accountants to join their team on a 12-month contract, with a possibility of becoming permanent. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone part qualified, looking to get their foot in the door of a fantastic company.


The duties are as follows:

  • 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.

If you are interested in hearing more about this role please send your CV to rebecca@4recruiting.co.uk

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