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Finance Assistant

Job Title / Position: Finance Assistant

Job Ref no: HOFinAcct

Branch Location: Other Locations

Work Location: Northampton

Salary: 25,000 per annum plus bonus

Shifts / Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Job Description:

Quest Employment are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to work within our Head Office based in Northampton.

You will work alongside the Finance Director to support them with the day to day running of all the accounts functions, enabling them to get more involved in other areas of the business.
This role will involve overseeing the day to day accounts including purchase/sales ledger using Pegasus Opera and XRL.

Finance duties will include producing the monthly Profit & Loss (Management Accounts), and all associated journals and transfers. You will also be required to reconcile the balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.

The job will also involve maintaining the daily cashflow forecasts, monthly cashbook reconciliations, and reconciling and submitting VAT returns.

Skills required:
* Part Qualified Accountant (or studying for qualification)
* Good communication skills both telephone and face to face
* Flexible and able to work to deadlines
* IT literate, with strong Excel skills and the ability to quickly pick up new software
* Knowledge of Opera & XRL set up is an advantage

Working Hours 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Date Advertised: 20 February 2017

Date Closes: 28 April 2017

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Dionne Newman - please call 01604 232227 or email your CV to


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