Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


We are currently supporting our client in Sheffield with their search for an Assistant Accountant to join them due to continued growth. This business is a great employer, they're really stable and have continued to grow even throughout the pandemic.

This business is easily commutable by car from Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley. They can offer really rewarding careers in a supportive and grown up environment, because of this they have an excellent staff retention record. They are looking for a suitable candidate who ideally already has some experience in a similar role that they can train and develop as the business continues to expand.

Duties for this role will include;

- Maintaining cash book records for each client on the accounting system used
- Dealing with the Accounting for Tax Quarterly Returns for clients
- Monitoring cash flows
- Providing cash management information for meetings, client reports, if required
- Weekly check of bank accounts report i.e. balance, BACS rejections, unusual transactions
- Monthly Bank Statement reconciliation report
- To provide assistance as required by the Pension Fund Accountant in the preparation of the draft Trustees' Report & Accounts for clients of Trust-Based Pensions
- Control the bank opening process for new and transitioning clients
- Any other cash management and accounting duties as required by the business
- Processing new pensioners, leavers, deaths and one-off payments
- Processing and submitting monthly payrolls, including RTI
- Issuing of monthly payslip files to outsourcing company
- Submitting statutory year end returns and issuing P60s files to outsourcing company
- Making appropriate ledger entries in the accounting system in respect of pension payrolls
- Dealing with HMRC on issues such as the reconciliation of PAYE differences

Suitable candidates for this role:

- Will ideally be studying or qualified AAT - a full study assistance package will be offered for candidates who are part qualified
- Have good experience with payroll, pensions and cash management skills
- Be able to multitask, prioritise and work in a busy environment working to tight deadlines
- Will be a confident communicator
- Will be confident on systems, particularly excel and sage payroll

For more information please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite

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