Assistant Accountant with Payroll
Assistant Accountant & Payroll | Nelson | Permanent | £25,000-£28,000 | 33 days holiday | Early Friday Finish
Your new company
Your new company is a well-established manufacturer based in Nelson, Lancashire. Due to company expansion, they are now seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant with Payroll experience to join their team on a permanent and full time basis.
Your new role
In your new role as Assistant Accountant, you will be reporting directly to the FD. Your primary responsibilities will include processing of the weekly wages for over 150 staff including holiday pay, SSP, SPP and PAYE submissions alongside maintaining cashbook from bank statements, credit card reconciliation and logging of expenses. Alongside this, you will oversee the purchase and sales ledger function, closing at month-end and completing nominal transfers. Monthly, you will collate all the information for the management accounts pack and assist with narrative, whilst producing the trial balance, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset register maintenance and prepayments and accruals. This is a full time role, Monday to Thursday 08:30-17:00 and Fridays, 08:30-14:30.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful within this position, you should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of financial procedures and be able to collate a full management accounts pack. You will be AAT qualified (or equivalent) and have a desire to be working towards your CIMA or ACCA. It is preferable for you to have worked on Sage 50 and Sage Payroll with an intermediate Excel level (vlookups & pivot tables).
What you'll get in return
In return, you will be offered a generous package inclusive of a competitive salary between £25,000 - £28,000 per annum which is dependent on experience. You will also be offered 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), onsite parking, 2 x death in service and the auto enrolment pension with 4% from the employer.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Megan at Hays on 01282402161.
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