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Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel
England, Lancashire, Skelmersdale
£25000 - £28000 per annum + study support
Closing date
Oct 28, 2021

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Assistant Accountant
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Job Details

A permanent role for an Assistant Accountant is being recruited for an exciting business based in Skelmersdale.

Client Details

A successful service business based in Skelmersdale is recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join their established accountancy function. The business has seen a massive upturn in sales recently and the sector they operate in is extremely busy. They have created two positions for a Senior Accounts Assistant to join to support the wider finance team with the increased workload.


Responsibilities for the Assistant Accountant role include:

  • Processing and sending out invoices to customers and making necessary adjustments on the system
  • Reconciling purchase ledger invoices to PO system
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Processing payment runs
  • Petty cash reconciliation
  • Carrying out all aspects of credit control
  • Supporting the cash flow forecasting process and other month end processes
  • Supporting the Head of Finance with any management accounts when required
  • Analysis of expenses
  • VAT returns and ONS reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the budgeting and forecasting process


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Studying towards their finance qualification - AAT/CIMA/ACCA
  • Demonstrate relevant transactional finance experience as well as month end experience
  • Good attention to detail
  • IT literate and good Excel skills
  • Well organised and motivated to work hard
  • Good systems experience (Xero, Sage etc)
  • Able to work in a high pressured environment

Job Offer

The successful applicant will receive:

  • Salary up to £27,000
  • Study support
  • 28 days holiday inc BH
  • Good office culture
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Medicash
  • Mental health and well being initiatives
  • 5 days in the office
  • Good opportunities to progress


When it comes to recruiting and placing part qualified (PQ) accountants and transactional finance candidates, Page Personnel gets the job done. We have 200 specialist recruitment consultants who know the finance market inside out and can help you to find the right role or the right candidate for your specific requirements. As part of a network of 21 countries we’re also able to offer global insight and access to international candidates.

We maintain close links with institutions like CIMA and ACCA, so it’s a market we fully understand. Our expertise also extends to areas like credit control, accounts payable and payroll and graduate recruitment. 


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