Assistant Accountant // Bury Area // Part-qualified / QBE // up to £35,000 Plus study DOE

Are you an experienced Assistant Accountant / Accounts Manager looking for a role in a local business with fantastic working hours?

Based north of Bury in a peaceful part of Greater Manchester, we have an opportunity for an experienced part-qualified/QBE Management Accountant to join a market leading and long-established manufacturing specialist, with products distributed around the world.

This is a rare opportunity to join this successful and progressive business as they continue on their journey as a renowned market leader.

In return you'll become a valued member of a cohesive, friendly team and will benefit from a 9-5 working pattern with a 3pm finish every Friday. This role is office based.

  • VAT returns
  • PAYE returns
  • Pensions Administration
  • Journals
  • Nominal ledger and trial balance
  • Month end close
  • Cash book maintenance
  • Credit card accounting
  • Factoring reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Back up for weekly payroll
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Import declarations
  • Payment management
  • Proactively identifying opportunity for improvement to finance and business processes to ensure fast, accurate management information is available

To apply for this role you must have gained similar experience, ideally in an SME type environment. There will be a lengthy handover period so if there are some areas that need training this can be provided. Manufacturing and distribution experience would be beneficial, as would knowledge of import / export processes and regulations.

You may be QBE or alternatively a studier of CIMA/ACCA, for which study support is offered.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business with a real family feel that offers great work life balance.