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Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Parking, Study Support, Other
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Part Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 14 June 2021
  • Job Ref: RGO36630_1621060938
Award winning retail business in the South Leeds area currently have an urgent requirement for an Assistant Financial Accountant who is part qualified and actively studying towards full qualification in either CIMA or ACCA. While reporting into the Financial Controller the position will involve some operational responsibilities and some technical financial accounting knowledge. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to take on a broad range of responsibilities and develop themselves in a fast-paced environment.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:
*Assisting with month-end accounts
*Preparation of accruals & prepayments and journal postings
*Ensure internal controls & policy compliance
*Ensure accurate recording of departmental costs
*Balance sheet reconciliations
*Reporting and analysis
*Budgets and forecasts
*Processing monthly payroll for senior management
*Reconciling PAYE / NIC and ensuring timely payments

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:
*Be a part qualified Accountant that is actively studying towards full qualification in ACCA/CIMA
*Full and up-to- date knowledge of UK GAAP is essential.
*Enjoys working as part of a team and supporting colleagues across a fast-paced business.
*Strong written & verbal communication skills.
*Computer literate with good Excel skills.
*Mature, ambitious and flexible in attitude and approach to work. Able to not only hit the ground running but also look for ways to improve efficiency and service where appropriate.
*Able to work to tight deadlines and at times under pressure, whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.

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