Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Trafford Park, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hodges

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Accounts Assistant // Maternity cover // 9 months // Trafford / Park/ £21500 to £23000

Are you an Accounts Assistant who wants to take the next step in your career? This 9m contract is the ideal transition role to help you move into Management Accounting once the assignment is competed.

I am seeking an Accounts Assistant for Maternity cover in the Trafford Park area. This role provides the opportunity to join a dynamic, busy team where you will be coached directly by a qualified Accountant and will be developed to gain additional skills, right up to trial balance.

If you already have a good general knowledge and experience of transactional finance and are looking to gain wider exposure to take you to the next level, this is a rare opportunity to do so.

The duties will include:

Purchase Ledger - processing invoices, supplier statement reconciliation, query resolution,
controlling debit balances, setting up suppliers
Sales Ledger - receipting payments, chasing up rent payments, raising invoices, processing statements
Subcontractor Ledger - setting up suppliers, veryfying details with HMRC, checking payments are correctly taxed , complying with CIS and applying VAT where applicable.
Weekly cheque runs
Processing Employee Expenses
Dealing with petty cash
Month end reconciliations of both nominal & expense accounts
Daily banking Intercompany reconciliations & postings
Processing of weekly timesheets
Assisting with Month end
Journals, accruals, prepayments
Balance sheet reconciliations

The ideal candidate will:

Have excellent all round accounts knowledge gained over at least 2 years in a finance role
Ideally be AAT qualified or studying for AAT, CIMA or ACCA
Be keen to learn and develop, with a fantastic work ethic.

As well as coaching and development, this company offers excellent flexibility in terms of working hours - ideal for someone who is studying.

If you available in no more than 2 weeks and you are interested in developing your experience within this varied role, please send your CV in the first instance.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age