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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Chorley, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £250000 per annum + Flexible working, Pension, Parking

  • Consultant:

    Sam Sullivan

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Assistant Accountant

Sellick Partnership are excited to be recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join our internationally-recognised, market-leading retail/wholesale client. The well-established business with a multi-million turnover has experienced continuous growth over recent years and are continually expanding into new markets.

Based in Chorley, our client are looking to welcome an Assistant Accountant to the team as the business is experiencing some exciting internal development. The role will involve reporting to the experienced Assistant Management Accountant with increasing responsibilities being delegated as the role progresses.

This is an exciting opportunity for any candidate eager to accelerate their accountancy career.

General responsibilities includes:

  • Assisting both the purchase and sales ledger (Processing and posting invoices )
  • Solving both supplier and customer queries via phone/email
  • Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required
  • Contribute to the company's monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist with end of year preparation and procedures
  • Perform ad-hoc duties when required

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a similar role and ideally be working towards an accountancy qualification (AAT/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent). The candidate must be proficient in Excel.

You must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner to all stakeholders in the business. You must be motivated and strive to complete all tasks both effectively as a team and independently within the specified deadlines.

If you are a career driven individual who can demonstrate the relevant experiences and characteristics explained above, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you believe your CV meets the criteria for this Assistant Accountant role, please apply or contact Sam Sullivan at Sellick Partnership

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including underrepresented and disadvantaged groups and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.