Accounts Assistant – Chorley, Lancashire


RJ Urmson Group, a multi-million-pound turnover group of 5 engineering businesses based in Chorley, are seeking a good all-round Accounts Assistant to join their finance team. Your role is to support the finance department with duties such as dealing with bank reconciliations, collating financial reports, and nominal reports. Dealing with statements, transactions and invoices and providing general office support. You must be highly organised, have excellent communication skills and high attention to detail.

The Company

RJ Urmson Group is an independent group of 5 engineering companies. Our core business activities are critical ventilation, commissioning, water treatments, fire systems, and building design reviews.

As a result of delivering engineering contracts for over 27 years, we offer a level of expertise that benefits a vast range of industries. Sectors such as the NHS, private healthcare, operating theatres, education, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing, commercial and residential buildings.

The group has always embraced changes within the industry and thrives on innovation, continuous improvement, best practice, and investment in its people. This approach has forged RJ Urmson into a dynamic and forward thinking company.

Job Role

  • Bank reconciliations and associated postings
  • Collating financial and nominal reports
  • Dealing with statements, transactions and invoices
  • Setting up new client and supplier accounts
  • Assisting with the credit control process
  • Employee expenses reconciliation and posting
  • General office administration support

Person Specification

  • Work autonomously and have a flexible approach and be able to work independently
  • Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively across the business
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise workload and be comfortable making decisions
  • Self-motivated and trustworthy individual
  • Effective time management skills

How to Apply

Please forward in absolute confidence a full CV, to Louise Urmson via email:

Applications via agencies will not be accepted.

Accounts Assistant Vacancy


Salary: Attractive salary 

Job Type: Full-time (IMMEDIATE START)

Location: Chorley, Lancashire

Experience & Qualifications

• Educated to GSCE Maths and accountancy qualification eg AAT (PREFERABLE) or qualified by experience

• Knowledge of Xero software system (DESIRABLE)

• Developed IT skills (eg Microsoft Excel, Word etc)

• Experience in an accounts environment

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