Posted: 10th June 2021

Location: Burnley

Crossland wishes to recruit a talented Accounts Assistant to join a highly successful existing Finance Team.

This new position is full-time, permanent, and has occurred due to a period of continued growth and development within the wider business.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong attention to detail and will be experienced in working on recurring weekly/monthly tasks to strict deadlines.

This role will be based at our office in Burnley and can commence immediately.

About Us

Crossland has grown from a tanker repairs and servicing company into one of the largest tanker manufacturers within the UK and Ireland. In order to do this, we have created a high volume, fast-paced and multicultural workplace. We pride ourselves that we create a happy work environment where everyone is valued in order to create the best products for our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing of invoices, credit notes and receipts in the accounting system.
  • Posting purchases and payments in the accounting system.
  • Monitoring shared finance mailbox: ensure emails are monitored and appropriately actioned.
  • Assist Company Accountant in preparation of key weekly and monthly Management Information / Reports
  • Checking the bank accounts daily and making necessary ledger entries on accounting system.
  • End to end processing of weekly payroll (in rotation with colleagues in Finance Team) – c.100 employees. Full training will be provided if required.
  • Assist in preparation of statutory reports (VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat) and business surveys.
  • Credit card and petty cash transaction postings and reconciliations
  • Month end bank account and key balance sheet reconciliations.
  • General administrative duties in the office.
  • Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

The Ideal Person

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English Grades A*-C
  • Minimum of 2 year experience working within finance/ accountancy related position in an office environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high numerical understanding
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Team player with ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude.
  • Capacity to work independently with limited supervision
  • Proficient with MS Office suite – advanced skills with MS Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision and Sage Payroll would be advantageous

What Crossland is Offering You

  • Attractive salary
  • Free life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced workplace pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • 20 days annual holidays plus 8 public holidays

To Apply

To apply either call us for an application pack or please download it then please return to the address on the form or email it to

The closing date for applications is 2nd July 2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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