Accounts Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£20000 - £22000 per annum + Study + Hybrid working
17 Jan 2022
16 Feb 2022
JN -012022-4577019
Jordan Frost
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

A great permanent opportunity for a full time Accounts Assistant role based in Central Manchester. Looking for an ambitious individual who is keen to break into management accounts.

Client Details

Working for a well established, successful growing and dynamic organisation.


The duties include:

  • Look after the accounts of some of the Group's entities, posting all journals and reconciling balance sheet accounts as part of the month end process.
  • Report on Group costs as part of month end analysis and ongoing drive to implement cost savings.
  • Support the month end reporting process and manage reporting packs, ensuring all data has been updated.
  • Update weekly operational cash flow for Group and support in cash forecasting process.
  • Generate Group VAT returns from Sage 200, reconcile balances back to control accounts and process returns
  • Assist with the annual audit process to deal with audit requests and queries in a timely manner.
  • Maintain group purchase ledgers, providing support to the purchase ledger team where required.
  • Set up supplier accounts in line with group policy ensuring supplier information is up to date
  • Process invoices ensuring all pricing and supplier information is up to date and accurate for all suppliers
  • Process supplier payments and deal with remittances, journals to post payments.
  • Liaise with Sales / Operations / Purchasing where any payment invoice issues affect supply


The successful candidate MUST:

  • Have experience working in transactional finance - Essential
  • Be ambitious and looking to progress - Essential
  • Have the drive and desire to study ACCA/CIMA - Essential
  • Be an excellent communicator with a high attention to detail - Essential

Job Offer

This role is looking to pay up to £22,000 + Study support + Hybrid working + Progression + Pension

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