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Job

9-12 month contract Assistant Accountant - Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £26000 per annum + plus study support

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

  • Contact email:

    gemma.watmough@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GEM/9639_1598621807

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-27

  • Consultant:

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an AAT studying/qualified Assistant Accountant to join one of our key clients on a 9-12 month contractual basis. Our client are a successful PLC based on the outskirts of Leeds who due to recent growth are looking to expand their team.

This is an opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on their high levels of staff retention and offer a clear support and development programme for the successful candidate. This role could quite possible develop into a permanent role and this will be assessed throughout the period of the contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

-Supporting in the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts.
-Producing accruals, prepayments and journals.
-Assisting with cashflow forecasting.
-Preparing and balancing of weekly and monthly bank reconciliations.
-Producing and distributing daily banking figures.
-Reconciling bank statements and identifying and logging fixed assets.
-Amending invoices and creating credit notes.
-Assisting with nominal ledger including processing journals and month-end adjustments.
-Performing balance sheet reconciliations and VAT returns.
-Assisting with more transactional processing duties as and when required.

You will:-

-Ideally be studying the AAT qualification or will be qualified or looking to study CIMA/ACCA.
-Have strong Word and Excel skills.
-Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.
-Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.
-Be able to work within a fast paced, deadline orientated environment.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk