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Finance Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Commerce & Industry, Finance & Accountancy, Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Study Support

  • Consultant:

    Harry Mellor

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 DOE + 25 Days Holiday (Plus Bank Holidays), 5% pension, Health Care and Study Support

Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an Finance Assistant to join a growing, award-winning firm in Manchester, on a permanent basis.

Our client is looking for support in their finance function from this newly created role. The duties of the Accounts Assistant will be varied and a role make your own.

Reporting into a CIMA qualified Finance Manager the post holder will be responsible for supporting both the finance department and wider business.

The duties of the Accounts Assistant will include:

  • Coding of all invoices to the relevant nominal codes/departments via Sage
  • Supporting month end payment runs by running reports detailing all invoices due for payment
  • Periodic reconciliation of all supplier accounts across the group
  • Purchase order management - Raise purchase orders, track against budget and provide reports on outstanding purchase orders on a periodic basis
  • Management of aged debtors across the group
  • Support the implementation and constant review of finance processes
  • Resolving/managing queries from both internal and external sources

The ideal Accounts Assistant will have the following:

  • Proven accounts assistant experience essential with a minimum of 2 years' experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills is essential.
  • Good standard of education with literacy and numeracy (A level, AAT Level 3)
  • Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel and SAGE Line 50
  • Experience of working in an SME environment is desirable but not essential
  • Have strong team working skills, be results/deadline driven and support partnership working across the whole organisation
  • A strong understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications Excel
  • Analytical,articulate,methoical and well organised with an abilityto multi-task and prioritise the workload.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,and confidence to liaise with people at all levels.

If you think that you match all of the criteria above, please apply directly for immediate consideration.

This is an urgent requirement so candidates are encouraged to apply immediately - interviews will commence ASAP.

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