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Finance Professional

If you are an accounts and finance professional, looking for a new challenge within an established local business then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.

We are assisting a local business to recruit an Accounts and Finance Professional.

The position would suit someone who has a good all round accounts background.

An AAT qualification would be useful although not essential if you have relevant experience.

Whilst the ideal candidate will have a practice background, our client is more than happy to consider candidates from various industry sectors and especially people who have a background in working within regulated sectors.

The role is permanent, full time based in Cockermouth.

Your new job

  • Diverse and challenging scope, encompassing a variety of responsibilities.
  • Ensuring that financial information, e.g., accounting system, budgets and cash flows are up to date.
  • Production of accurate financial reports and information to meet specific deadlines.
  • Allocation of internal re-charges to projects on a regular basis according to agreed schedule.
  • Preparation and presentation of annual financial information to accountants to meet internal deadlines.
  • Liaison with directors to provide financial information to support the development of the business.
  • Identify cost-reduction or efficiency opportunities, conduct reviews and evaluations and make recommendations to the directors.
  • Operate the Sales and Purchase Ledgers of the business.
  • Run the monthly BACS payments.
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the management team.

About you

  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Financial analysis and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Confident using cloud-based accountancy software packages such as Sage, Paprika, QuickBooks and Xero.

Salary and benefits

  • Starting salary of £28,000 to £30,000 per annum.
  • Permanent staff position.
  • 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Additional holidays over Christmas when the office is closed.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Healthcare policy.
  • Free eye tests.
  • Use of pool car for work purposes.
  • Training and career development support.
  • Early finish on Fridays (4.15pm!)

To apply for this job, you must already have the legal right to, permanently, live and work in the UK.

We do not offer visa sponsorships and we are unable to provide immigration advice.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £28-30000 per year
  • Location: Cockermouth, Cumbria, UK
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Recruit Hospitality Ltd
  • Contact: Paul Murphy
  • Tel: 01946448765
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 4A-1499-68
  • Posted: 2024-04-23 17:02:17 -

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