Laura Hartley Recruitment Ltd
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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant - 1782
Location: Blackburn
Salary: Circa £23,000 DOE

Are you an experienced Assistant Accountant looking to work for a large international business? Do you speak French, conversational or fluent, or would you be interested to learn?

Laura Hartley Recruitment are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to join a busy, growing client of ours based in Blackburn.

In this role you will be part of the Accounts department and will be required to provide administrative support to the team.

You will be required to handle phone calls and emails, manage and process invoices, produce documents and assist the team with any ad hoc duties.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience within a commercial industry.

You should possess exceptional IT skills including but not limited to Excel and have the ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels.

You will be commercially minded and work closely with other departments.

You must possess an extremely strong work ethic as well as strong technical accounting skills with a good working knowledge

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant:
, Create and update expense reports
, Enter financial transactions into our systems and spreadsheets
, Maintain electronic and physical financial records
, Process and issue invoices
, Ensure make sure payments, amounts and records are correct
, Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries
, Handling phone calls and responding to email enquiries
, Ad-hoc duties assigned by the team

The Successful Assistant Accountant:
, French speaking is a distinct advantage but isn't essential
, Flexibility is required due to the nature of the role this is not necessarily a 9-5
, Relevant qualification (or working towards) (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
, Possess an extremely strong work ethic
, Strong Excel Skills
, Experience of managing people (Desirable)
, Experience of finance systems preferable SAP
, Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
, Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
, Ability to adapt and respond to changing priorities
, Commercial awareness

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive company and one in which you will be expected to contribute to the ongoing development, often working with minimal supervision.

In return, our client offers a competitive salary DOE, 25 days holiday plus bank and free parking.

Only candidates who have met the criteria will be contacted.

LHR acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

LHR is an Equal Opportunities Employer.