Assistant Accountant

Salary/Rate:Up to £30,000 per annum
Job type:Contract

About the Role

This business supports high tech, innovative starts ups and is growing due to continued investment. We're therefore keen to find someone who is keen to work in a busy, collaborative environment and used to working to deadlines.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing a portfolio of clients monthly payrolls
  • Bookkeeping activities for a portfolio of client companies
  • Onboarding of new suppliers and customers including vendor checks
  • Assisting in the preparation of the monthly management accounts and cash forecasts
  • Assisting in payment runs and bank reconciliations
  • Assisting in the onboarding of new clients
  • Filing of Companies House forms
  • Liaising directly with clients and resolving queries and questions over the phone and via email

What experience do we need?

  • Previous payroll experience with autonomy of handling end to end payroll processing
  • AAT qualified or proven experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of payroll processes, including calculating wages, taxes, and deductions and year end procedures
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements and regulations related to payroll including pension schemes - auto-enrolment procedures
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment

What's on offer?

  • Salary of up to £30,000
  • Generous pension contribution
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • 35 hour working week

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: LB/4736_1715186277Post Date: 08.05.24

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Lawrie Bacon

Lawrie Bacon

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