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Assistant Accountant

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Study Support, Pension, Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 24 April 2021
  • Job Ref: RGO36463_1616690744
Excellent business in the Wakefield area currently requires a CIMA/ACCA part qualified Accountant to join their expanding accounts function in a newly created role. The business has seen continued growth over the last few years and because of this they now need to increase the size of the Finance department. You will be responsible for assisting with the production of the monthly accounts. As well as assisting with budget management and cash flow reporting, you will be an integral part of the finance function and a key point of contact for several department managers.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
*Preparation of monthly management accounts and monthly P&L reviews by division, investigating variance to budget and prior year.
*Maintenance of the cashbook.
*Bank reconciliations.
*Maintenance of fixed asset register.
*Review of capital spend alongside repairs and maintenance for evidence of capital and/or non-capital items.
*Sales and purchase ledger supervision and review.
*Month end balance sheet reconciliations.
*Preparation of sales reports including divisional reporting by product and customer.
*VAT return preparation.
*Involvement in statutory audit, financial statements and preparation of tax computations.
*Other ad-hoc work as advised by Financial Controller/Finance Director.
*ERP system super user.
Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

*Be studying towards a full accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA)
*Experience in manufacturing industry would be desirable but not a requirement.
*Excellent Excel skills with the ability to use pivot tables and vlookups.
*Experience in an Assistant Accountant position previously would be desirable.
*Have excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
*Analytical skills and high attention to detail.

This is an excellent opportunity for a career minded ACCA/CIMA part qualified Accountant who is looking to join a business that will offer career development and progression opportunities alongside full study support.

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.