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Assistant Accountant - Bradford

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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My client, a leading services based business are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis. This business has experienced a strong period of growth despite the current climate and as such are looking to grow their long standing, existing team. This role reports into an extremely supportive and personable Finance Manager. Travel wise, the role is extremely accessible, free onsite parking is offered.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has had practical experience of calculating accruals, prepayments and balance sheet reconciliations and for the right candidate study support will be provided. The ideal candidate will also have had some exposure to the management accounts process within a previous finance role and will be hands on in approach and happy to also take on some transactional duties as required.

The role will be focused upon assisting with the production of the management accounts and will be responsible for supporting with some elements of the transactional process.

Key responsibilities of the role will involve: -

-Supporting the monthly management accounts production by processing journals, reconciliations, variance analysis and accruals
-Monthly reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts
-Maintaining and updating control accounts including calculation of prepayments
-Preparation and inputting of depreciation journals
-Providing support to senior management team and suggesting ways of improving processes and implementing change when required
-Analysis of credit card and cash expenses
-Cross checking ledger work at month/year end and identifying any errors and correcting
-Processing and managing expense claims online (using Webexpenses) on a daily basis, in line with company policies
-Management of aged debtor reconciliations, aged creditor reconciliations and bank reconciliations

The ideal candidate will -

-Have experience of working within a finance role and will have a desire to progress within the industry
-Ideally be studying towards or will be AAT qualified or and will have an interest in further study or will already be studying CIMA/ACCA. Alternatively candidates who are more qualified by experience will also be considered
-Be able to work within a fast paced, ever changing environment
-Have excellent communication skills and will be forward thinking and will challenge existing processes when needed
-Have excellent IT skills and will be comfortable with pivot tables and v-lookups

In return you will receive -

-The opportunity to join a growing business with real opportunity to develop and move up within the finance team
-Access to a great working environment with a sense of work-life balance and the chance to learn and work with a friendly team
-A competitive salary, benefits and potential study package
-Free onsite parking

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.