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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 27 April 2024
  • Job Ref: LCO23114-1_1711636812

Are you an experienced and motivated accounts assistant looking for a new opportunity in a growing company based in Leeds? Do you have a strong background in transactional finance and bookkeeping? If so, you might be interested in this exciting role.
Our client is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the service sector, with a client base across the UK. Our client is based in Leeds centre, within walking distance of the train station and other amenities. We are looking for an accounts assistant to join their friendly and supportive finance team and help us with the day-to-day accounting tasks.
As an accounts assistant, you will be responsible for:
* Processing purchase and sales invoices, ensuring accuracy
* Reconciling bank accounts and supplier statements
* Preparing and submitting VAT returns
* Assisting with month-end and year-end procedures, including accruals, prepayments, and journals
* Supporting the finance manager with ad hoc tasks and projects
To be successful in this role, you will need:
* AAT qualification or equivalent, or working towards it
* Ideally in the region of two years of experience in a similar role
* Proficiency in MS Excel and accounting software, such as Sage or Xero
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well with internal and external stakeholders
* A proactive and flexible approach, with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
If you are interested in this role, please apply now by sending your CV or apply now. Alternatively, you can contact Liam O'Flaherty at Sharp Consultancy, for more information.
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 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.