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Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm

  • Location

    Barnsley, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27500 - £29500 per annum + + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We are currently working with a fantastic organisation in Barnsley with their search for an Assistant Accountant. This is a newly created role to support the Head of Finance with all transactional finance, payroll and assisting with monthly management accounts preparation. They would ideally like to recruit this position on a temp to perm basis however will consider candidates looking for a permanent position from day one.

This organisation offers a fantastic working environment, a great working culture and within a happy and stable team.

Key duties include:
-Lead the preparation, calculation and processing of the monthly payroll.
-Undertake pension and auto-enrollment responsibilities in line with regulatory dates.
-To reconcile the monthly payroll and month end payments to external agencies such as HMRC and pension schemes within required time frames
-Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts and support monthly budget monitoring and analysis reporting.
-Utilise relevant reporting tools to ensure the accuracy of data and to develop the payroll system to identify efficiencies and find solutions.

To be successful in this role, you will have or be able to:

-Demonstrable working knowledge of payroll including knowledge of PAYE, NICs and statutory payments.
-Knowledge and an understanding of accounting principles.
-Experience of working in Credit Control
-Be part-qualified CCAB (AAT minimum) or have an equivalent payroll qualification.

What's on offer;

-Access to the pension scheme with generous employer contributions
-Up to 34 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays) plus site closure between Christmas and New Year
-Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including access to Occupational Health services
-Career development and progression opportunities and access to support for professional development
-Flexible working opportunities
-Free on-site parking

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.