Howarth Morros

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Job Title

Accounts Assistant

Job Description

Howarth Morris are excited to be working with a rapidly expanding Retail/Distribution business operating across the UK from impressive offices in Preston. This newly created Accounts Assistant role will be on a temp-to-perm basis working for the retail division reporting to the Management Accountant. The role will be based in a forward-thinking, progressive organisation, with an ambitious growth plan. This is a company which facilitates development and career progression. There is potential for the role to progress into a permanent position should the successful candidate impress.

Key Responsibilities

  • Weekly VAT accounting returns
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Processing fuel purchase invoices and recharges
  • Posting nominal ledger journals such as stock transfers
  • Cash and Paypoint reconciliations
  • Period-end checks and reconciliations
  • Support the production of periodic retail stores management accounts

Candidate Requirements

  • AAT intermediate level or similar
  • Good knowledge of Excel e.g. V Look Ups, Pivot Tables etc (essential)
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Flexible, able to work under pressure and to deadlines


Salary £18k-£20k (Flexible)
25 days holiday
Generous Pension
Full Study Support
Flexible Working Hours

Howarth Morris

The North Wests leading Financial & HR Recruitment Consultancy and dedicated to the career management of Part Qualified and Qualified Professionals across ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICM, AAT, CIPP and CIPD. Highly commended by the CIMA institute we are committed to providing our clients with the best candidates for their business and our candidates with the best opportunities for their career. Visit our website for more information on our unique profile and market leading service and call or email today to hear more about this and other exciting opportunities in the region. Applicants who are already registered with Howarth Morris will have already been considered for this role prior to us advertising this position and as such need not apply.

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