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Accounts Assistant - Wakefield - Study Support - Free Parking

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 26 July 2024
  • Job Ref: LCO39695_1719405086
Working as part of a small finance team consisting of 4 staff members in total and reporting ultimately to the Finance Director but working very closely with the Management Accountant you will play a key role in all aspects of the finance function including playing a key part in the month and year end procedures.

The main duties of the role are to include:

* Daily reconciliation of bank account and cash book
* Reviewal and processing of finance contracts
* Purchase/Sales ledger control
* Month end reconciliations
* Providing MI to the Assistant Accountant for them to produce the board packs
* Assistance with budgets for the company's overheads
* Prepare cash flow forecasts to help the board make strategic decisions
* Review the Income Statement and Statement of Financial Position to create journals for accruals
* and prepayments
* Processing departmental journal to apportion costs to the relevant areas within the company
* Managing the fixed asset register
* Processing invoices
* Processing of daily payment run
* Assistance in the preparation of VAT returns
* Other Ad-hoc tasks as required

The ideal individual with have the following skills and experience:

* Dynamic & hard-working
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Discrete and confidential
* Driving license essential
* Work well under pressure
* Competent working with IT systems (Office 365, SAGE, in house systems)
* Organised and methodical in approach to work
* Comfortable implementing own processes/controls

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.