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Assistant Accountant

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + study support + free parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Part Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 30 October 2020
  • Job Ref: JCU30092004_1601478712

Sharp Consultancy are delighted to be working exclusively with a fantastic organisation who are seeking a talented and ambitious Assistant Accountant to join their established Finance team. The purpose of this role is to assist the Finance Manager and Finance Director with all aspects of transaction accounting and month end accounts whilst ensuring that all transactions are recorded accurately and in a timely manner. All aspects of the department should be up to date on a daily basis to enable timely and accurate production of all reports.

You will also maintain all aspects of the sales ledger across all aspects of the business including the preparation and production of all sales invoices and subsequent operation of effective credit control.

Further responsibilities include;
*Assist with the preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations to enable the Finance Manager to produce monthly management accounts within appropriate timescales.
*Assist with the review of the profit & loss account to ensure that monthly reports are generated using accurate data.
*Process prepayments & accruals within the accounting systems as required.
*Maintain the fixed asset register and reconcile to the nominal ledger as required.
*Assist the Finance Manager as required with other aspects of management reporting.
*Ensure systems of financial control are adhered to across the department.
*Inform the Finance Manager and/or Finance Director of any concerns or potential improvements to processes as necessary.
*To maintain all aspects of the sales ledger accurately on a daily basis ensuring that all income is correctly recorded and reconciled within the company's accounting systems.
*Produce reconciliations to nominal ledger
*Prepare purchase ledger payment runs in accordance with company processes for authorisation by the Finance Director, ensuring prompt payment of suppliers.

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please do not hesitate to contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

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.