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Assistant Accountant

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

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 28 May 2021
  • Job Ref: RGO36542_1619621851
Exciting IT business with huge growth potential in the Leeds area are currently recruiting for an Assistant Management Accountant who is part qualified and actively studying towards full qualification in either CIMA or ACCA. The business has continued their impressive year on year performance and are expecting further rapid growth which has in turn lead to the need to recruit into the finance function. You will work closely with a Financial Controller and assist the full preparation of the monthly management accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliation and audit support.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:
*Assist with the preparation and production of monthly management accounts.
*Sales and purchase ledger duties
*Liaising with suppliers around invoice/ payment queries
*Bank and balance sheet reconciliations
*Assist with periodic closures
*Assist with VAT and Tax returns
*Assist with audit preparation tasks
*Assist with the implementation of new accounting software
*Additional ad hoc duties as required

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

*AAT qualified or/and studying towards to be an ACCA/CIMA qualified Accountant.
*Ability to effectively prioritise workload.
*Be a self-starter that can solve problems using logical thinking.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*Analytical skills and a high attention to detail.
*Excellent Excel skills with the ability to use pivot tables and vlookups.

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