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Accounting & Business Advisory Assistant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 04 July 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO89003_1622817563
Working for a well-known and highly reputable professional services business in the heart of Leeds City Centre this is a great opportunity to grow your experience in accountancy and finance with a firm with an excellent track record of development over the long term.

Main duties are to include:

*Prepare/balance control accounts
*Post journals correctly after having identified errors
*Preparing HP accounts, including dealing with part exchanges
*Posting from working papers/TB onto software
*Prepare lead schedules that agree to the accounts
*Able to properly follow accounts works programme
*Draft standard letter of representation
*Complete basic tagging of accounts without supervision
*Complete simple corporation tax computations, including capital allowances claims, and take responsibility for obtaining and clearing reviews

We would be interested in hearing from individuals with the following skills and experiences:

*Previous experience working in a professional practice environment
*Good understanding of Excel basics, e.g. formula, Auto sum
*Ability to use key software, Word & Xero
*Awareness of budgets given for particular aspects of assignments and efforts made to keep them or early notification of potential overrun
*Asks questions on assignments promptly and effectively
*Draft email communication for review by Manager prior to sending to client to request missing information/basic queries arising
*Strong attention to detail with good organisation

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and already successful organisation at a very exciting time within the team, with an excellent support and development structure in place for long term growth in the business over time.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.