Assistant Accountant

Salary/Rate:£25,000 - £26,500 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Wakefield

About the Role

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join a sought-after and well-known business who can offer a clear progression path and the opportunity to gain exposure to the full management accounts process within a large, successful business, not to mention brilliant perks!

Based in the Wakefield area, the business have experienced a lot of change and development over recent years and are looking to improve their current processes, so it's a great time to join them whilst they have plenty of new projects on the go. 

They are looking for someone to develop, so whilst experience of accruals, prepayments, journals and balance sheet reconciliations is a must, experience beyond this can be taught. As there is so much progression on offer, this would suit someone who is eager to learn, keen to further their career and has a real passion for finance, as you will be working with like-minded and hard-working individuals! 

An example of some of the duties that the successful candidate will be responsible for:-

  • Supporting in the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts.
  • Producing accruals, prepayments and journals.
  • Reconciling bank statements and identifying and logging fixed assets.
  • Maintaining the cash book and processing and payments necessary. 
  • Supporting the Management Accountant and Finance Manager with the audit process. 
  • Providing cover and support to the transactional finance team when required. 

A few of the benefits:-

  • Hybrid working
  • Flexibility with start/ finish times
  • Plenty of perks, including the opportunity to travel outside of the UK for work

For further details please contact Chloe Wilford.

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: CW/4724Post Date: 24.05.24

Meet Our Recruiter

Chloe Wilford

Chloe Wilford

Associate Director | Part Qualified Finance

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