Trainee Assistant Accountant

£17K- 19K per annum + Study Support
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Samantha Edmondson
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A rapidly expanding Lancaster based company is currently seeking a Trainee Assistant Accountant to join their existing finance team. The company is one of the North West’s largest and longest standing packaging manufacturers, boasting a diverse portfolio of interests and an ever increasing customer base.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Trainee Assistant Accountant, your role over time will be to work within one of the company’s specialist departments.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger
  • Cash flow projections and quotations
  • Costings
  • End of month bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Balance Sheets
  • Management Accounts
  • Managing financial data through bespoke systems
  • Assisting with general ad hoc duties as required

You will benefit from significant prospects in training and development, including the opportunity to commence or continue to study towards a professional accountancy qualification.

Candidate Requirements

  • High standard of academic qualifications e.g. A Finance degree or a Finance related degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience of working in a finance setting is not essential as full training will be provided however a basic knowledge is desirable
  • A genuine passion for pursuing a career in finance and a desire to establish yourself and grow within the business is essential

Salary, Contract and Benefits

  • Competitive starting salary – up to £19,000 per annum
  • Permanent, full time contract
  • Full training included
  • Generous holiday and benefits

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