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Assistant Accountant

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

Posted 14 days ago

Well established group with growth potential based in the Leeds area are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant that is either AAT qualified or part qualified and actively studying towards full qualification in either CIMA or ACCA. You will work closely with a Financial Controller and assist with the full preparation of the monthly management accounts, bank reconciliation and provide full audit support.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:
*Assisting in preparation of accurate Management Accounts including balance sheet postings, Interco balances, balance sheet reconciliations.
*Maintenance of fixed asset register & depreciation calculation.
*Ensure all bank accounts are reconciled daily & complete monthly reconciliation to nominal.
*Assisting with the preparation of the divisional cash flow forecast.
*Prepare monthly VAT Return, and Intrastats.
*Completion of monthly balance sheet & control account reconciliations.
*Prepare deferred income calculation and reconciliation.
*Prepare office of national statistic's submissions.
*Help to prepare the year-end audit file and tax pack in line with the timetable agreed with the Auditors, Tax Advisers and Group FC.
*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.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*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 career development 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.