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Assistant Accountant

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 06 August 2022
  • Job Ref: LCO38127_1657208326
Working as part of a full finance team and reporting ultimately to the Financial Controller you will play a key role in all aspects of the finance function.

The main duties of the role are to include:

*Assist Financial Controller in handling the accounting department's workflow
*Prepare Accounting reports
*Record transactions so they can be consolidated and analysed by the Financial Controller
*Make ledger entries and ensure accuracy of all transactions
*Ensuring that the records abide by financial regulations
*Reconciling Balance sheet accounts monthly
*Providing financial data or reporting to management for audit purposes
*Checking for financial irregularities, data entry errors and potential fraud
*Brings books to trial balance stage in preparation for the accountant to create financial statements

The ideal individual will have the following skills and experience:

*Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
*Excellent analytical and reporting abilities
*Ability to organise work, prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
*Ability to communicate complex financial information in an easy-to-understand format
*Ability to use mathematical skills for accurate accounting
*Computer literacy and IT skills transferable to bookkeeping software
*Customer service skills for dealing with clients or suppliers directly

Immediate interviews are available for interested candidates with relevant experience so if you are interested, please apply 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.