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Temporary Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
GBP35000 - GBP38000 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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

Job Details

Your new company
A fabulous SME business based in the Lancaster area. A really dedicated team where everyone pulls together to ensure a great experience for customers but also ensuring it's a great place to work.
This role does require 5 days on site working closely with the existing finance team.

Your new role
Working closely with the Finance Director and supporting the finance team you will help with the preparations for year end and audit by helping with various balance sheet reconciliations, extraction of data from Sage and manipulation on Excel to provide schedules for the external auditors
You'll support on payroll processing for a small payroll of around 300 staff.
You'll help with general management accounting tasks and any ad hoc projects as directed by the Finance Director.

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for an experienced accountant / Senior Bookeeper who is available at short notice and who can commit to the 6 month duration of the contract.
You should ideally have helped with the preparation for year end previously.
Essential - Sage and Excel experience. You must be able to manipulate data in Excel for analysis and reporting purposes.
Essential - Payroll experience - ideally on Sage Payroll.
You will need to be able to work 5 days on site in the Lancaster area.

What you'll get in return
A competitive Salary is offered plus the chance to work with a great team in a very nice SME environment.

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, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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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.

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We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

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  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
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