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Accounting / Finance Jobs

Alexander Hancock have a strong track record of recruiting the best candidates into accounting and finance jobs in Manchester’s thriving central business district and roles with independent organisations across the region.

If you are looking for a career in finance or accounting, we can help you to identify vacancies that are a good fit for your qualifications and experience. If you lack either or both of those, we can advise on entry-level jobs in finance, such as office admin assistant roles, that can get you through the door and on your way towards a career in finance.

For employers, Alexander Hancock offer access to a talented candidate pool with applicants for accountancy jobs at all levels of seniority. We only refer the best candidates for each role, giving you peace of mind that every applicant you interview will offer good potential and excellent value for your organisation.

We recruit candidates into their ideals roles for jobs in Manchester, jobs in Traffords, Jobs in Knutsford and many other locations nearby. Our agency is based in Altrincham but our team of experts will help you find the best role in a location which works for you.

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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Job Ref: 7389

Job Type: PERM

Location: Radcliffe

Salary: £Competitive

Posted: 28th June, 2022

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Part Time Book Keeper

Job Ref: 7379

Job Type: PART

Location: Knutsford

Salary: £c£13.00per hour

Posted: 21st June, 2022

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Financial Manager 12 month contract

Job Ref: 7364

Job Type: CONTRACT, TEMP

Location: Macclesfield

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Posted: 7th June, 2022

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Senior Tax Analyst

Job Ref: 7349

Job Type: PERM

Location: Salford

Salary: £30,000

Posted: 18th May, 2022

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Financial Analyst

Job Ref: 7348

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £23,000 + Bonus

Posted: 18th May, 2022

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Payroll Administrator

Job Ref: 7345

Job Type: PART

Location: Radcliffe

Salary: £up to £26,000

Posted: 13th May, 2022

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Accounts Administrator

Job Ref: 7278

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000

Posted: 13th May, 2022

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Accounts Office Administrator

Job Ref: 7339

Job Type: PERM

Location: Wythenshawe

Salary: £Competitive

Posted: 6th May, 2022

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Finance Assistant

Job Ref: 7312

Job Type: PERM

Location: Manchester

Salary: £22,000 - £23,000

Posted: 22nd March, 2022

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Part Time Finance Manager Office Administrator

Job Ref: 7302

Job Type: PART

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 Pro Rata

Posted: 4th March, 2022

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R&D Tax Auditor

Job Ref: 7270

Job Type: PERM

Location: Chester (Working from Home)

Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 + Bonus

Posted: 4th February, 2022

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Field Sales Executive

Job Ref: 7267

Job Type: PERM

Location: Chester

Salary: £Up to £35,000 per annum basic plus ote up to £45k in year 1

Posted: 2nd February, 2022

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Financial Analyst

Job Ref: 7261

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £up to £24,000 Increases to £26k after probation, bonus £6k,

Posted: 28th January, 2022

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Account Manager

Job Ref: 7256

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £22,000 Plus Bonus

Posted: 21st January, 2022

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New Business Partner Account Manager

Job Ref: 7130

Job Type: PERM

Location: Salford

Salary: £30,000

Posted: 14th January, 2022

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Tax Analyst

Job Ref: 7155

Job Type: PERM

Location: Salford

Salary: £22,000 - £28,000

Posted: 14th January, 2022

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Settlements Officer

Job Ref: 7195

Job Type: PERM

Location: Northwich

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000

Posted: 1st November, 2021

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Internal Control Officer

Job Ref: 7191

Job Type: PERM

Location: Northwich

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

Posted: 1st November, 2021

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Operational Risk Officer

Job Ref: 7192

Job Type: PERM

Location: Northwich

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Posted: 1st November, 2021

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Bank Processing Officer

Job Ref: 7194

Job Type: PERM

Location: Northwich

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000

Posted: 1st November, 2021

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Investment Operations Officer

Job Ref: 7193

Job Type: PERM

Location: Northwich

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Posted: 1st November, 2021

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Mortgage Underwriter

Job Ref: 6960

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £25,000 - £30,00

Posted: 17th February, 2021

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Mortgage Case Manager

Job Ref: 6959

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

Posted: 16th February, 2021

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Mortgage Adviser

Job Ref: 6958

Job Type: PERM

Location: Altrincham

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Posted: 16th February, 2021

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Skills needed in accounting jobs

Applicants for jobs in accountancy will need to be proficient in a range of job-related skills, which may include industry-specific qualifications depending on the vacancy.

Some more general skills that can help you to get a career in accounting include:

  • Demonstrable aptitude working with numbers and particularly with finance.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications or equivalent.
  • Experience working with accountancy software e.g. Sage.
  • General office skills e.g. confidence on telephone calls and in emails.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work as part of a team.

In addition to these, your application might be made stronger by an accounting-specific qualification like AAT, the Association of Accounting Technicians.

Job-specific qualifications are not necessary for all finance and accounting vacancies however, and working in a more entry-level accountancy job can allow you to train on the job.

What to expect from a career in finance

A career in finance brings with it considerable responsibility. Money is, after all, at the heart of any profit-making business and company accounts are among the most sensitive and confidential data within any organisation, often kept secret even from other employees.

The diversity of jobs in finance means there are vacancies to suit a wide range of qualifications, experience and circumstances, including flexible and part-time jobs in finance.

Some of the roles you might work in during a finance career include:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Credit control
  • Management accounts
  • Payroll
  • Purchase and sales ledger
  • …and many others

If you still can’t see any vacancies for finance jobs that suit you, consider checking our Administration Office Support Jobs for alternatives. These may include finance-related duties like preparing budgets and sales reports, without requiring specific accountancy qualifications or experience.

Why work in accountancy?

Accountancy is a skilled profession with good job security and competitive rates of pay. Alexander Hancock recruit into finance jobs at all levels, from admin assistant roles right up to business development manager and compliance officer vacancies.

Finance careers often have opportunities for progression and promotion, with higher rates of pay as your responsibilities increase. Ambitious candidates will relish the chance to report directly to departmental heads and company finance controllers.

Many employers offer direct support to their finance employees when it comes to continuing professional development. This means it can be possible to train on the job to gain the skills you need to progress to a more senior role, either internally or with a different employer.

To find out more about accounting and finance jobs take a look at our latest vacancies listed on this page or contact Alexander Hancock on 0161 929 6665 to speak to our recruitment agency in Manchester about other finance vacancies we have coming up.

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Hi Natalie, I just wanted to say thank you so much to you all at Alexander Hancock. Not only are are you the most efficient and proactive agency I have ever had the pleasure to deal with but, thanks to Liz, I applied for a job that I would have never considered had I read the advert myself. I am in my second week and and enjoying it immensely. Not only are the people fantastic, but the job suits me down to the ground and I am so happy here already. I have recommended you to anyone I have spoken to who may be considering changing jobs and will continue to do so.  I can honestly say that stumbling across your website and deciding to email you was a life changing decision and an incredibly positive experience.  Thank you for all your help and good luck in the future!! Many Many Thanks
Lorna

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