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Finance Assistant

Location: LYTHAM ST. ANNES, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 18,000.00-18,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 2
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: X3-233400

REED Accountancy are recruiting on behalf of a well-established business to join the small team at Head Office based in Lytham St Annes.

This business is always keen to employ individuals who are hardworking, team players, have a good personality and confident users of accounting systems along with Microsoft Excel.

This is a full time permanent position, joining an existing team of 6 within Accounts including the Financial Controller, who you will report to.

Your main duties will include:

  • Complying with procedures/processes within the finance function
  • Sales & Purchase Ledger
  • Book keeping
  • Dealing with customer and supplier queries
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Supplier Bacs payments process
  • Ad hoc data analysis duties and provision of reports and analysis.
  • Cover for staff as and when required eg holidays, peak times.
  • Comply and adhere to all set timescales and deadlines
  • Calculating salesmen’s commissions

To be considered for this role, your CV will include the following experience:

Previous experience in an Accounts environment

Experience using recognized accounting systems (Sage 50 Accounts preferably) and ability to analyze ‘ad hoc’ data reports

Able to work on own initiative and have flexible attitude

MS office applications – particularly Excel, Access database (preferable) and PowerPoint

IT related tasks

Working as part of a team

Communication at all levels


Our client is offering a fantastic package in return for your hard work, including a starting salary of £18,000 per annum with Salary review after 3 months.

28 days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays.

Free Parking,

Staff discount scheme,


Discretionary bonus every 6 months

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, 8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

If you have the right experience, then do not hesitate in replying to this advert with your up to date CV attached.

Please note that due to high volumes received, only short listed candidates will be contacted for a first stage telephone interview. 

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