Accounts Assistant

12-14 Month FTC | Accounts Assistant | Bolton | £25,000 | 25 days holiday

Your new company
A huge construction firm based in Bolton are seeking a Accounts Assistant to cover Maternity on a 12-14 Month contract. The ideal start date is the 5th of September but arrangements can be made to start early if needed.

Your new role
You will be reporting to our Group Finance Manager, your main role will be to support the finance team and to also provide support to the rest of the department as needed on a regular basis, including Purchase Ledger, Subcontract Ledger and Reception. You will be required to work flexibly within the department and to complete tasks as required. Primary core duties will consist of a combination of some or all of the following:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Process costings – credit card, petty cash, plant allocations, staff expenses/mileage, mobile phone, fuel, Prems, Cons Sals, WIPs
  • Scanning and filing in our document management system for Associate Director - Group Finance and Group Finance Manager
  • Support to Purchase Ledger department. Initially this could be sorting/batching/ coding invoices, followed by processing onto our Purchase Ledger. Then scan and file invoices in our document management system. Work in this area could be expanded
  • Cover for Weekly cash positions
  • Cover for distribution of petty cash
  • Cover for distribution of daily income
  • Cover for raising main cash book payments
  • Reception overflow duties during the day and cover when required at lunchtime and for holidays and sickness cover.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role you must have prior experience in a Purchase Ledger role. As support is required throughout the finance team a good understanding of Accounts is also required. You must have great attention to detail and be competent using systems such as Excel and word. You should be able to present your work and be open to learning new systems and processes.

Manufacturing/Construction background is desirable but not essential.

What you'll get in return

You will be compensated with a highly competitive salary of £25,000. Hours 8.45am to 5.15pm 1 hour for lunch to be allocated between 12-2pm in line with cover requirements for reception duties 25 days holidays plus statutory bank holidays. Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme & Car Parking on site

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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Callum May, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wigan
Part 2nd Floor, Elizabeth House

Telephone: 01942303990

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