Accounts Assistant – East Lancashire £17,500pa -

Accounts Assistant – East Lancashire £17,500pa

| Job ID: CMRAA02 | £17500 per annum


Our client, a leading local retailer, are seeking a highly numerate and competent Accounts Assistant to enhance their team. A permanent opportunity, the role requires high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.

Cummins Mellor seek an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a leading local business to maintain and reconcile company bank accounts and financial ledgers.

The successful candidate will have experience in an accounting role and will possess excellent analytical and numerical skills. Our client offers a vibrant and engaging environment where you will join a successful, large team.

You will benefit from thorough, on the job training and the support of a welcoming team. The role will require working 37.5 hours per week and may include some evening or weekend working.

As an Account Assistant your role will include;

  • Bank reconciliation of cash and card payments
  • Entering and reconciling finance payments and investigating any discrepancies
  • Investigating creditors and debtors
  • Maintenance of the purchase ledger
  • Month-end reporting
  • Monthly VAT reconciliation, reporting and submission to HMRC online
  • Raising sales invoices for miscellaneous recharges and services

The ideal Account Assistant must;

  • Have exceptional numerical ability
  • Have excellent computer skills, Advanced Excel knowledge would be advantageous
  • Be confident prioritizing a busy workload and working to strict deadlines
  • Have experience working on financial packages including SAGE
  • 5 GCSE’ including Maths & English (Grades A-C)
  • AAT or formal financial qualifications are desirable
  • Be a strong team player who brings a positive approach to their work
  • Have excellent problem solving skills

Our client can offer;

  • Thorough on the job training Internal training initiatives
  • Flexible working hours including weekend work
  • Regular performance reviews with line management
  • A large, open plan office environment with free, on-site parking

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly competent Accounts Assistant to take up a permanent role within a thriving East Lancashire business.

Cummins Mellor is a family run employment agency who have been serving businesses across East Lancashire for over 26 years. We pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality, temporary and permanent candidates for local employers. If this particular role isn’t what you’re looking for then please take a look at our website for other available opportunities.

Due to consistently high volumes of applications, Cummins Mellor are unable to contact all applicants directly. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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