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Graduate Assistant Management Accountant - Harrogate

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

One of North Yorkshires fastest growing businesses based on the outskirts of Harrogate are looking to appoint a Graduate Assistant Management Accountant on a permanent basis. This is a newly created role and will report directly into an approachable Finance Manager.

The role will focus upon the preparation of the monthly management accounts and will be fast paced and ever changing. The successful candidate will join a friendly, fun team where you will be able to make a real difference rather than be treated as a number.

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate with some basic finance work experience to get into a company where there is an opportunity to develop and progress. The role will suit someone who has excellent attention to detail and accuracy and has great communication skills. Full training and support will be provided and the successful candidate needs to be ambitious and enthusiastic.

The role itself is easily accessible and commutable from both the Leeds and Harrogate areas and is close to train and bus links.

Key responsibilities of the role are:-

-Supporting in the production of monthly management accounts including journals, reconciliations, variance analysis and accounts preparation.
-Producing monthly financial reporting packs.
-Maintaining and updating control accounts including calculation of monthly accruals and prepayments.
-Ensuring KPI's are met.
-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.
-Dealing with queries and supporting on reviewing debt levels.
-Reconciling data and the bank accounts.
-Ad-hoc analysis and project work as and when required.

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.
- 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.

In return you will:-

-Receive the rare opportunity to join a company that will invest in you and train you in a new industry if you don't have much practical working experience
-Secure a competitive salary and free onsite parking
-Join a business that really like to develop their staff in a fun and supportive working environment
-Full study support and a role that complements your studies

For more 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.