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Senior Accounts Assistant

Hays Senior Finance
Irlam, England, Greater Manchester
GBP15.0 - GBP18.0 per hour + £neg
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Hays are recruiting for a successful manufacturing company based in the Trafford area, who are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a temporary basis for maternity cover. This is a great opportunity to work with a leading global company and develop your skills and experience.

Your new role
On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the month end routines, reports & reconciliations including preparation of journals (Debtors, Stock, Creditors, Bank & Nominal Ledgers)
  • Raising and posting journals.
  • Oversee and manage the contents and correspondence within the mailbox.
  • Process supplier invoices & credit notes (stock & non-stock) and reconcile supplier statements
  • Assist the Finance Team with any requirements and produce a weekly payment forecast to the Finance Manager for cash flow reporting
  • Processing expenses
  • Preparing, reconciling and submitting the quarterly VAT return to HMRC/
  • Supplier registration form completion
  • Preparing all weekly and monthly payment runs and setting up all payments from the bank, including direct debits.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will have experience in an Accounts Payable Manager role and possess strong relationship building skills, attention to detail and great excel skills. You will be able to hit the ground running, with a confident and effective communication style, in order to work closely with the team. You will be available to start from the beginning of April.

What you'll get in return

You will receive a highly competitive rate as well as experience to develop your skills and gain relevant industry experience. This position offers you long-term stability on a temporary basis for at least 12 months. This is an office-based role, with on-site parking and excellent working conditions.

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.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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