Leeds, West Yorkshire
£21000 - £24000 per annum
3 months ago
My client, a leading services based business Leeds City Centre are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Management 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 Financial Controller and will involve working really closely with a Part Qualified Accountant.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has ideally had practical experience of calculating accruals, prepayments and journals and for the right candidate study support will be provided. The ideal candidate will also have had some exposure to the monthly management accounts process within a previous finance role or will be keen to develop into this kind of role and will be hands on in approach and able to take on some transactional duties as required.
The role will primarily be focused upon assisting with the production of the management accounts, however the role will start with looking after some transactional finance duties but will develop quickly. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting with the monthly closing and reporting of the books and records, related account reconciliations and will involve interaction with stakeholders across the business.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has worked within transactional finance or has some management accounts exposure to gain access to a role where they will be encouraged to develop and push themselves. Full training and support will be provided for the right candidate.
As an Assistant Management Accountant, your main duties will initially include but are not limited to the following:-
Key responsibilities of the role are:-
-Supporting in the production of monthly management accounts including journals, reconciliations, variance analysis and accounts preparation.
-Assisting in year-end accounts.
-Maintaining and updating control accounts including calculation of monthly accruals and prepayments.
-Assisting with the budgeting and forecasting processes.
-Ad-hoc project work and financial analysis as required.
-Assisting with the preparation of MI for senior management and monitoring costs and identifying ways of cost saving.
-Balance sheet reconciliations.
-Analysis of credit card and cash expenses.
-Assisting with the payroll function when necessary.
-VAT returns and P11D preparation.
-Being responsible for the purchase and sales ledger process from start to finish.
-Chasing outstanding monies both over the phone and via email.
The ideal candidate will:-
- Have experience of working within a Finance team and will have a desire to progress within the industry.
- Want to study alongside working (CIMA/ACCA).
- Be looking to join a growing business that will allow you to progress whilst supporting your studies.
- Have excellent IT skills, with strong Excel skills.
- Have experience of working within a similar role.
- Be able to work within a fast paced environment.
- Be able to work as part of a team.
- Have excellent communication skills.
For more information 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.
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