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Management Accounts Assistant - Wakefield

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 04 February 2022
  • Job Ref: LCO37421_1641393164
A large national travel company located in Wakefield are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their accounts team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company and has a very strong permanent potential for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Finance Manager you will take full responsibility for the timely and accurate processing of bank transfers, cash allocation and bank reconciliations among other things.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

*Ensure timely, accurate and complete basis for Bank reconciliations including revenue posting and reconciliations to bank statements
*Complete bank reconciliations on a daily basis clearing disputed transactions in a timely manner
*Complete month end balance sheet reconciliations including journal postings by working day one
*Highlight areas of financial risk within the on cash process to management on a timely basis
*Focus on areas where the cash process can be standardized and simplified and work to the ethos of 'right first time'
*Ensure the bank process is effectively documented and that this documentation is kept up to date
*General administrative tasks
*Assisting with year-end audit

You will ideally have the following experience:

*Experienced in completing detailed bank reconciliation's
*Accurate and timely data processing with the ability to work to tight deadlines
*Good working knowledge and understanding of general ledger postings
*Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
*Effective written and verbal communication
*Good Microsoft Office skills specifically Outlook, Excel (intermediate) and Word (basic)
*Large company experience preferred
*Oracle experience preferred
*Work well as part of a team and on own initiative
*Flexible to potentially cover other areas of the order to cash accounting and reporting process if required

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.