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Finance and Corporate Services Administrator (Stratford-upon-Avon, closing date: 20 September 2021)

Job title: Finance and Corporate Services Administrator

Job type: Part time

Salary: £12,752 pro rata, £21,253 FTE

Employer: Institution of Fire Engineers

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Closing date: 20 September 2021

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Fees and Battels Clerk (Oxford, closing date: 20 September 2021)

Job title: Fees and Battels Clerk

Job type: Flexible working, Full time, Part time

Salary: £22,417-£25,941

Employer: Linacre College

Location: Oxford

Closing date: 20 September 2021

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Apprentice Accounts Assistant Level 4 (Dereham, closing date: 20 September 2021)

Job title: Apprentice Accounts Assistant Level 4

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: To be agreed upon appointment

Job reference: VAC001757471

Employer: Athena Telecoms Limited

Location: Dereham

Closing date: 20 September 2021

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Apprentice Accountant (Scarborough, closing date: 21 September 2021)

Job title: Apprentice Accountant

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £10,000

Employer: Walker & Co

Location: Scarborough

Closing date: 21 September 2021

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Finance Apprentice (Plymouth, closing date: 21 September 2021)

Job title: Finance Apprentice

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £8,408 pa

Job reference: 216-RS-19.97-AP

Employer: University Hospitals Plymouth

Location: The Range Office Building, Derriford Roundabout

Closing date: 21 September 2021

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AAT Trainee Accountant (Wolverhampton, closing date: 24 September 2021)

Job title: AAT Trainee Accountant

Job type: Apprenticeship, Full time

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Employer: Daw White Murrall Chartered Accountants

Location: Wolverhampton - WV2 4DG

Closing date: 24 September 2021

Job details:

We are looking for a school leaver with good A Levels to train initially as an AAT Accounting Technician, with potential for progression on to the Chartered (ACA) or Certified (ACCA) qualification.

The role will involve bookkeeping duties using a variety of software, assisting in the preparation of VAT returns and Annual accounts, along with general office duties and an element of Payroll administration.

Excellent training and full study assistance will be provided.

Application instructions:

Please email your CV and covering letter to: administration@d-w-m.co.uk

Accounts Assistance (Southam/Leamington Spa, closing date: 26 September 2021)

Job title: Accounts Assistance

Job type: Full time

Salary: £22,000

Employer: DSL Accounting Ltd

Location: Southam/Leamington Spa

Closing date: 26 September 2021

Job details:

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team in a well-established, smaller firm. Currently based in Southam but moving to Leamington Spa in the next couple of months.

Would suit someone who has general experience earned working in an accountancy practice environment.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
• General bookkeeping for limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships.
• Preparation of VAT returns.
• Preparation of personal tax returns.
• Accounts preparation for sole traders, and partnerships.
• Correspondence with clients & HMRC.

Schedule:
• Full-time, Permanent
• 7½hrs Monday to Friday
• No weekends

Benefits:
• Up to £22k salary depending on experience
• Company pension
• 20 days holiday + bank holidays increasing with length of service
• Flexible schedule
• Option to work from home

Candidate Attributes:
• Proficient using cloud based bookkeeping software such as Xero, Quickbooks.
• Knowledge of Dext ideal but not essential.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Bookkeeping in a practice environment.
• Good knowledge of VAT.
• Good communication skills and positive attitude.

Experience:
• Personal Tax: 2 years (Required)
• Bookkeeping: 2 years (Required)
• Xero: 2 years (Preferred)
• Practice: 2 years (Required)

Application instructions:

Please email CV to info@dslaccounting.com

Accounts, bookkeeping and payroll assistant (Semi-senior - Senior) (Lincoln, closing date: 26 September 2021)

Job title: Accounts, bookkeeping and payroll assistant (Semi-senior - Senior)

Job type: Full time, Office based

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Employer: Broughton Lambert Accountants

Location: South Hykeham, Lincoln

Closing date: 26 September 2021

Job details:

Ideally this should be someone with experience in bookkeeping, payroll and accounts preparation in an accountancy practice. The ideal candidate has or is working towards AAT or higher qualifications. We are looking for someone who would eventually be able to take on some of the workload currently carried out by a senior member of staff.

The work would involve:

• Regular bookkeeping and VAT Return preparation.
• Accounts preparation to trial balance stage, draft accounts stage or completion.
• Preparation of personal, partnership and company tax computations and returns.
• Preparation of letters to clients re accounts and tax returns.
• Preparation of monthly and weekly payroll and CIS. This could be taught if not experienced.
• Some basic tax and VAT planning.
• Resolving queries with staff and clients.
• Occasional general reception and administration duties.
• No audit work.

Hours 37.5 hours a week.

Working hours Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.00. An hour for lunch, but we are flexible.

Being a small business with 4 members of staff additional duties may involve answering the telephone, greeting clients, filing, making tea, securing the office etc.

Location is not on a bus route so ability to drive essential.

Application instructions:

Applicants should forward their CV to petelambert@broughtonlambert.co.uk

Senior Infrastructure Delivery Officer (Witney, closing date: 27 September 2021)

Job title: Senior Infrastructure Delivery Officer

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £34,202 - £38,644 per annum

Job reference: PUB152

Employer: Publica Group Ltd

Location: Witney

Closing date: 27 September 2021

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Finance Officer (London, closing date: 29 September 2021)

Job title: Finance Officer

Job type: Flexible working, Full time, Permanent

Salary: £27,082

Job reference: 2130

Employer: National Children's Bureau

Location: London

Closing date: 29 September 2021

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Accounts Assistant (Stretton on Dunsmore Warwickshire CV23 9JF, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Flexible working, Office based

Salary: £18,000 to £23,000

Employer: Essential Business Solutions Ltd

Location: Stretton on Dunsmore Warwickshire CV23 9JF

Closing date: 30 September 2021

Job details:

We are a growing accountancy practice based in Stretton on Dunsmore.
The Company: Essential Business Solutions Ltd is a local accountancy practice servicing local and national businesses and offers interesting and varied work throughout the week and is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

The Position: Due to growth, our practice is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to assist in managing day to day accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good client relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable, trustworthy and committed to consistently meeting deadlines looking to work 25 to 30 hours per week, though full time hours would be considered.

Responsibilities :
• Preparation of bookkeeping for clients from the office and occasionally client premises.
• Preparation of VAT returns and any other duties needed to provide client service.
• Ensure queries are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner.
• Communicate via email and phone;representing the practice at all times.
• Ensure a high level of customer service is provided to all clients.
• Actively work as part of the team.
• Undertake administration and support duties as necessary.
• Cover for payroll department
Requirements
• Experienced, self motivated book keeper.
• Ability to multi-task to a high standard, dropping in and out of tasks as required.
• Experience of working in a fast-paced environment is desirable
• Experience in a similar role would be advantageous.
• Experience using Sage software and understanding of other accounting software would be an advantage (QuickBooks, Xero, Freeagent etc.)
• Excellent communication skills and time keeping.
• Excellent IT skills (Microsoft office).
• Be well organised and systematic in approach to administrative functions.
• Take the initiative and a solution orientated approach when resolving queries.
• Prepared to work flexibly according to the needs of the practice.
• Great attention to detail.
• Excellent spelling and numeracy is required.

The Location: Essential Business Solutions Ltd is based in Stretton on Dunsmore village and a car is essential to get here. We offer free parking on site. This is a great rural setting for work.

Why Should You Apply?

• Small friendly team environment
• Very friendly supportive practice.
• If this sounds right for you send your CV through now.

Application instructions:

E-mail your CV to info@ebsuk.co.uk

Apprentice Accounts Assistant (Basildon, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £10k

Employer: Chris Wright Baildon Ltd

Location: Basildon

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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AAT Accounts Apprentice (Liverpool, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: AAT Accounts Apprentice

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: National minimum wage for age

Employer: Rapid Computers Limited

Location: Liverpool

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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Accounts Assistant (Warwickshire, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full time, Office based

Salary: £18,000-£22,000

Employer: DSL Accounting Ltd

Location: Warwickshire

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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Junior Accountant (Wigan, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: Junior Accountant

Job type: Full time

Salary: £18-23k dependent upon experience

Job reference: JA

Employer: Practical Business Solutions

Location: Wigan

Closing date: 30 September 2021

Job details:

This role is primarily to support a busy team with accounts preparation, VAT returns and self-assessment requirements. Lots of support and training will be available for the right individual, however, this is a challenging role and would suit someone who is comfortable solving problems independently.
Experience in a similar role would be ideal and this person must have excellent organisational skills. It is vital that you have strong communication skills and be able to build up a relationship with clients.
• Managing company ledgers
• Preparation and submission of VAT returns
• Bank reconciliations
• Raise/process client invoices where necessary
• Request records from clients, where we have not received it
• Record all activities in accounting and practice management software
• Liaise with line manager daily and work as a team to ensure all work is complete
• Provide basic tax advice
• Dealing with HMRC correspondence
• Administrative tasks

Application instructions:

Please contact CustomerService@practical-business-solutions.co.uk

Assistant Accountant (Manchester, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: Assistant Accountant

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: National minimum wage for age

Employer: Sterling Partners Limited

Location: Manchester

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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AAT Apprentice Accountant (Wigan, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: AAT Apprentice Accountant

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: National minimum wage for age

Employer: Fairhurst

Location: Wigan

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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AAT Accounts Apprentice (Nelson, closing date: 30 September 2021)

Job title: AAT Accounts Apprentice

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £11k

Employer: Ainsworths Limited

Location: Nelson

Closing date: 30 September 2021

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Client Manager (AAT Trainee) (Bristol, closing date: 1 October 2021)

Job title: Client Manager (AAT Trainee)

Job type: Full time

Salary: £16,000-£19,000

Employer: ChadSan

Location: Bristol

Closing date: 1 October 2021

Job details:

Why ChadSan?

We do things differently.

No timesheets, no partners, no audit, no paper.

We are a rapidly expanding, Xero award winning firm of Chartered Accountants with a “technology driven, people focused” ethos.

  • We listen to our clients’ needs and work with them – see Google reviews for our London, Essex & Guildford offices
  • We place a high value on our team, don’t just take our word for it - see Glassdoor
  • Training study support, flexible working & benefits

Your role

  • An AAT trainee role
  • Based in our Bristol office
  • Helping to manage the bookkeeping for a portfolio of small business clients
  • Full study support for AAT
  • Possibility of study support for ACA (once AAT completed)

Your skills

  • AAT Level 2 or 3 with some life experience / confidence
  • An excellent communicator, self-motivated and full of initiative
  • Willingness to accept responsibility early on, organised & with attention to detail
  • Experience of using Xero and Dext Precision (formerly Receipt Bank) would be beneficial
  • Happy to consider candidates with no previous accounting experience but who have the skills above and are enthusiastic about starting a career in bookkeeping / accountancy
  • A passion for using financial cloud technology to help small businesses
  • You embrace and thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

 

Application instructions:

Please send your CV & covering letter to edward.sanford@chadsan.com

Accounts Assistant (Warrington, closing date: 3 October 2021)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full time, Part time

Salary: Depending on experience

Employer: Dovetail Bookkeeping & Accountancy Services Limited

Location: Warrington

Closing date: 3 October 2021

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Accounts Senior (Warrington, closing date: 3 October 2021)

Job title: Accounts Senior

Job type: Full time, Part time

Salary: Depending on experience

Employer: Dovetail Bookkeeping & Accountancy Services Limited

Location: Warrington

Closing date: 3 October 2021

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Trainee Accountant (Multiple locations: Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Ipswich, closing date: 4 October 2021)

Job title: Trainee Accountant

Job type: Apprenticeship, Full time

Salary: Competitive + study support package

Employer: Ensors Accountants LLP

Location: Multiple locations: Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Ipswich

Closing date: 4 October 2021

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Senior Finance Manager x 2 (Manchester, closing date: 10 October 2021)

Job title: Senior Finance Manager x 2

Job type: Full time, Office based, Permanent, Remote working

Salary: £36,922 - £40,876

Employer: GMCA

Location: Manchester City Centre

Closing date: 10 October 2021

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Trainee Accountant, Bookkeeper and Payroll Assistant (Tetbury, Gloucestershire , closing date: 10 October 2021)

Job title: Trainee Accountant, Bookkeeper and Payroll Assistant

Job type: Full time

Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 Based on experience

Job reference: MR1

Employer: Morgwn Atkins Limited

Location: Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Closing date: 10 October 2021

Job details:

We are looking to recruit a full time capable trainee accountant / bookkeeper, with at least one year’s experience, for our accountancy practice based in Tetbury.
The role will include monthly and quarterly bookkeeping and payroll together with other ad hoc duties:
• Production of management accounts, including maintaining sales and purchase ledgers and bank reconciliations.
• Preparation and submission of VAT returns.
• Preparation of monthly payroll.
• Preparation and submission of CIS monthly returns.
• Dealing with day to day queries with clients
• Year end accounts preparation to draft stage.
Experience of Sage Line 50, Xero and Bright Pay would be advantageous. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential.
The ideal candidate has or is working towards AAT or higher qualifications.
The role is varied and gives great experience of working in a practice. You will need to manage multiple clients and meet regular deadlines. Organisation is essential.
The successful candidate will need to have a good level of verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate with colleagues and clients regarding basic information and queries.
An inquisitive and analytical nature together with the ability to learn new skills and demonstrating a willingness to be flexible to meet the varying demands of the practice are essential.
We will provide on the job training and assistance to fill any gaps in experience.
Working hours are 8.30 – 5.00 Monday – Friday.

Application instructions:

Please forward your CV to info@morgwnatkins.co.uk

Accounts Assistant (Sutton in Ashfield, closing date: 18 October 2021)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full time, Office based, Permanent

Salary: 18,000 to 22,000 per year

Employer: R&D Tool & Engineering LTD

Location: Sutton in Ashfield

Closing date: 18 October 2021

Job details:

Job role
• Sales invoice / credit generation, processing and maintain sales daybook
• Month end accounts reconciliations – Turnover and G/L
• Process and pay expense returns
• Assist manufacturing with online purchasing payments
• General office admin duties incl. filing/archiving

Requirements
• Confident IT skills, in particular Excel & Word
• Attention to detail and accuracy

Advantageous
• Experience of raising sales invoices on integrated manufacturing systems

Benefits
• Competitive salary
• Pension scheme
• Company health cash plan

Application instructions:

Please email CV and covering letter to vsims@rdleverage.com including current salary if applicable

Credit Control/ Finance assistant (Uxbridge, closing date: 21 November 2021)

Job title: Credit Control/ Finance assistant

Job type: Flexible working, Full time, Office based, Permanent

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000

Employer: The Pantry LTD

Location: Uxbridge

Closing date: 21 November 2021

Job details:

Reporting to the Finance Manager, as a Finance Assistant / Credit Controller you will be working within a small team responsible for ensuring clients pay to terms and ensuring all new clients meet the financial requirements for credit accounts or if not collecting payment in advance.

Alongside credit control;you will be responsible for profitability and managing the financial side of a number of clients. This will include advising ways to increase profitability, manage costs effectively while still maintaining the high-quality service The Pantry is known for.

An ability to roll up sleeves and support the Finance team as we are a small team is definitely needed.

Experience of credit control and general finance duties would be desirable.

Studying towards or willingness to obtain a Finance qualification is essential (AAT, CIMA, ACCA etc).

Good communication skills, able to work in team environments.

High attention to detail and Excel skills.

Application instructions:

Please apply directly with your CV by email to clatham@thepantrycatering.co.uk.

AAT Apprentice (London, closing date: 30 November 2021)

Job title: AAT Apprentice

Job type: Apprenticeship, Flexible working, Full time, Office based, Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Berg Kaprow Lewis LLP

Location: London

Closing date: 30 November 2021

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Accounts Assistant (London, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full time

Salary: £21,000-£25,000 p.a. depending on experience; 20 days holidays + bank holidays + pension

Employer: Blacktip Consultancy Ltd

Location: Pinner, North West London, with commute into London Liverpool Street required on an ad hoc basis

Closing date: Ongoing

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Accounts Assistant (London, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full time

Salary: £24,000 Per Annum + benefit of trying various healthy meals most days

Employer: Love Yourself Meals Ltd

Location: Park Royal, London

Closing date: Ongoing

Job details:

We are a growing, innovative healthy meals business based near Park Royal, London.

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Accounts Assistant to join our team. Candidates will need to be organised, have an attention to detail and be comfortable working both in a team and autonomously.

The company operates in an entrepreneurial environment where employees are encouraged to participate with ideas and be truly involved in the business. There is significant scope for development and progression. The role will play a key part in applying robust controls and procedures, whilst also seeking out opportunities to improve. 

Working alongside the Finance Director you will be part of the finance operations team as well as working closely with the Founders of the business on ad hoc tasks and reports.

The day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • day to day reconciling of bank transactions
  • managing accounts payable/accounts receivable
  • creating sales invoices on Xero
  • adding supplier invoices onto Xero with appropriate VAT applicable
  • supplier statement reconciliation
  • query follow up and resolution
  • posting manual journals
  • running VAT returns reports
  • cash book maintenance
  • expenses processing
  • regular maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
  • inventory accounting
  • ad hoc administrative duties.

What our client would like to see:

  • AAT qualified or working towards CIMA/ACCA
  • Xero/Sage software experience (or similar systems)
  • confident with Excel
  • experience in working with SME or fast growth business in the FMCG, Food, Beverage, Hospitality or Events space.

What we would like to see:

  • fast learner and positive attitude
  • speedy and timely completion of duties without compromising on the quality of work delivered.

Application instructions:

Send your CV with a covering letter to wojtek@loveyourself.co.uk.

Accounts Assistant (North Devon, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full time, Part time

Salary: Based on experience and qualifications

Employer: Ashton Accounting Limited

Location: Ilfracombe, Devon

Closing date: Ongoing

Job details:

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our firm of chartered accountants.

Main duties will include:

  • accounts preparation for sole traders, partnership and limited company's up to trial balance
  • bookkeeping including entering clients’ prime records onto cloud software
  • oreparing VAT returns.

There may be other duties such as covering other team members in their absence, as expected within a small practice environment.

This position would suit an AAT qualified individual.

Candidates currently studying AAT will be considered.

The candidate must be proficient and up to date with all aspects of Excel spreadsheets and Word.

Must be experienced and proficient with Cloud Accounting software, Xero preferably; however, with a previous knowledge of Cloud Accounting, Xero training can be provided.

Should be experienced with preparing and filing VAT returns.

Must be experienced with accounts preparation up to trial balance, to include processing prime records and reconciling control accounts.

The successful candidate must be able to work well within a small team.

Pay will depend on experience and qualifications.

Office hours; Monday – Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm (lunch 1.00pm to 2.00pm) & Friday 9.00am to 2.00pm.

We will be considering part time (three full day minimum) or full-time applicants. Please make it clear if you are looking for a full or part time position with your application.

Application instructions:

To apply for this position please send your CV via email along with a covering letter to rachel@ashtonaccounting.co.uk.

Accounts Assistant - Part Time (Coggeshall, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Accounts Assistant - Part Time

Job type: Flexible working, Office based, Part time

Salary: £9500 - £11500

Employer: The Rare Breed Meat Company

Location: Coggeshall, CO6 1TQ

Closing date: Ongoing

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Accounts Junior and Admin Assistant (Newmarket, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Accounts Junior and Admin Assistant

Job type: Part time

Salary: £12 per hour

Employer: Dunelm Accountants Ltd

Location: 3a Rosemary House, Lanwades Business Park, Kentford, Newmarket, CB8 7PN

Closing date: Ongoing

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Audit and Assurance Apprentice – summer intake (Weybridge, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Audit and Assurance Apprentice – summer intake

Job type: Apprenticeship, Full time

Salary: £18,000 for A Level; £24,000 for Degree or AAT qualified to go to study ACA with study support

Employer: MGI Midgley Snelling LLP

Location: Weybridge

Closing date: Ongoing

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Bookkeeper (Norwich, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Bookkeeper

Job type: Part time

Salary: To be confirmed

Employer: SessionCam, a Glassbox company

Location: Norwich

Closing date: Ongoing

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Finance Assistant (Gateshead, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Finance Assistant

Job type: Flexible working, Full time, Office based, Remote working

Salary: £21,000 + potential 10% bonus

Employer: Bloom Procurement Services

Location: NE8 2ET

Closing date: Ongoing

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Finance Assistant (Sheffield, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Finance Assistant

Job type: Full time

Salary: TBC

Job reference: S30

Employer: Great Bear Distribution Ltd

Location: Sheffield

Closing date: Ongoing

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Tax Advisor (Hull, closing date: ongoing)

Job title: Tax Advisor

Job type: Flexible working, Full time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Employer: rradar

Location: Hull

Closing date: Ongoing

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