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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

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  • Salary:

    £9 - £10 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Stephanie Tasker

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    13 months

  • Expiry date:


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Sellick Partnership are actively recruiting to an Accounts Assistant on an interim 13 month basis, reporting directly to the Assistant Finance Manager, providing a high quality and in depth financial management and support service. The post holder will support the Assistant Finance Manager to provide a comprehensive, management accounting service, to the budget holders assisting in monthly reconciliations, coding invoices, raising invoice and credit note request, budget setting, monitoring and review.

Key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant

  • Interrogate and produce financial information and reports using a range of computerised systems
  • Assist the Assistant Finance Manager to develop and maintain clear filing systems,, ensuring adequate audit trails
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the finance systems to ensure the ability to assist in the production of a variety of information to support the needs of the budget holders
  • Develop an understanding of budgets, with regular feedback to the Finance Analyst
  • Ensure coding of all invoices within own area of work
  • Detailed working papers to provide adequate audit trails
  • Assist the Assistant Finance Manager in meeting all deadlines for budget setting

Required skills and experience of the Accounts Assistant

  • Working towards a recognised accounting qualification
  • Experience of working within a busy management or financial accounts office
  • Knowledge of financial accounting procedures
  • Effective interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in wilting, work well in a team and able to act on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to deal confidentially with budget holders
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Accounts Assistant role, please apply now

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