Howarth Morris
May 24, 2021
Widnes, United Kingdom
Accountancy & Finance
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Howarth Morris are recruiting on behalf of a market leading, SME Manufacturing business in Widnes. Due to a restructure, there is a need for a temporary Accounts Assistant for a minimum of 6-12 weeks to assist with Purchase Ledger but there will also be some involvement with other month end activities.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Financial Controller, working in a team of 4, duties will include but not limited to;

  • Management of Purchase ledger function
  • Processing/matching of invoices
  • Dealing with invoice queries
  • Processing of monthly expenses
  • Reconciliation of monthly payment run
  • Assisting with month end close
  • System Administration

There is scope for the role to develop should all the AP tasks be completed in a timely manner, there is potential to assist with the following;

  • Assisting with monthly management accounts
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Managing fixed asset register
  • Accruals & Prepayments
  • Submission of forecasts vs actuals
  • Posting Journals
  • VAT returns
  • Manage FX risks
  • Stock Management
  • Assist year-end audit

Candidate Requirements

  • Good level of Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of working in a busy accounts environment
  • Stable work history
  • Strong personality

Howarth Morris

Howarth Morris is the North Wests leading Financial & HR Recruitment Consultancy and dedicated to the career management of Part Qualified and Qualified Professionals across ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT, ICM, 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.

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