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Assistant Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 18 February 2022
  • Job Ref: LOF027272_1642602499

Due to expansion our client has created a new Accounts Assistant role, to support the current finance team of four. The role will be involved in the full range of accounting activities: nominal ledger, purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit control, treasury, consolidated accounts. This role would ideally suit a candidate who is in the earlier stages of study for ACCA/CIMA.

Duties include:

*Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts by completing accruals & prepayments schedules, raising and processing nominal ledger journals.
*Analyse supporting data, and prepare schedules, which support the management accounts, e.g. comparison of actual v forecast revenue by customer; job costs; gross margin analysis.
*Process daily transactions for the bank borrowing facility.
*Prepare quarterly VAT returns.
*Assist in the preparation of the group consolidated management accounts by entering trial balances into the reporting spreadsheet.
*Reconcile inter-company accounts monthly.
*Provide absence cover to the department's purchase ledger and sales ledger/credit control colleagues.

If you are interested in taking your next move in Accountancy and feel you are up to the challenge outlined above then then please contact Liam O'Flaherty at Sharp Consultancy to discuss your application now.

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.