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Accounts Assistant

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Sellick Partnership are currently sourcing a temporary Accounts Assistant for an established not-for-profit organisation based in the Preston area. The client that we are representing has recently been through a major period of change and has recognised the need for a strong candidate displaying sound technical knowledge and commercial acumen. With an established team already in place, it is essential that the candidate is a strong team player able to add to the culture of the high performing team to assist with the year-end workload.

The Role:

Once in the role, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for presenting Variance Analysis Reports, the ad hoc resolution of queries and the production of accurate monthly Management Reports.

Duties of the Accounts Assistant will include:

  • The production of accurate annual and monthly management reports
  • Presenting reports and data to key stakeholders
  • The investigation of ad hoc queries
  • Using Variance Analysis of budgets to forecast future quarters
  • Meeting with budget holders every month, and liaising with key stakeholders and other members of the Finance Department

The ideal Accounts Assistant will be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to accurately produce monthly and annual Management Reports
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to transmit technical information to colleagues of a non-finance background
  • The ability to adapt and be flexible to needs and queries as and when needed

The ideal candidate for the role of Accounts Assistant will have an accounting certificate (AAT), and the ability to pick up new systems quickly. Skills in data analysis, the accurate and timely production of Management Reports and excellent communication skills are essential for this role. The role is to start as soon as possible, with candidates immediately available or on 1 weeks’ notice period welcome to apply.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

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Immediate start
3 Months
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Lauren Newell
Sellick Partnership
Telephone Number 0161 834 1642
Fax Number 0161 834 2223

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