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VACANCY: Accounts Assistant

23 October 2018

Job Vacancy:

Accounts Assistant

Remuneration + benefits:

Salary dependant on experience

28 days holiday (including bank holidays)


Contract type:

Permanent 37.5 hours per week

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm (one hour for lunch)


Turf Moor, Harry Potts Way, Burnley, BB10 4BX

Closing Date:

9 am Monday November 5th 2018

Interview Date:

Starting November 8th 2018

The football club is now looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to the Finance team.

This role will involve working closely with the Assistant Accountant and Financial Controller

The Accounts Assistant will be expected to:

  • Assist in the preparation of Payroll, including timesheets, expenses and mileage on a month by month basis.
  • Reconcile daily and weekly Cashiering tasks, including issuing cash and reconciling.
  • Credit Control duties
  • Various ad hoc duties as and when required
  • Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organization as and when required to promote best practice.
  • To be able to work flexible and unsociable hours where the role of the job requires.
  • Promote the Burnley FC brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner.
  • A commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training.

An ideal candidate will have;

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with Sage payroll Professional and Sage 50 Accounts.
  • Reconciling weekly Cashiering tasks.
  • Self-motivated, trustworthy individual who is a team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent IT skills including intermediate abilities in all MS Office programmes and a good knowledge of Excel.
  • Time management skills to be able to plan and regulate workload including the ability to prioritise demands and thrive under pressure.

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found HERE 

Download the full Job Despcription HERE

Burnley Football Club no longer accept CV’s.

Once completed please email to or post to:

Suzanne Thornber, Burnley Football Club, Turf Moor, Burnley, BB10 4BX


Burnley Football Club is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  

*Please note only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

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