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Management Accounts Assistant - Leeds

Job description

Our client is a leading manufacturing business, who are instantly recognisable within the market place.

With offices based on the outskirts of Leeds, this business has experienced a strong period of growth and as a result are looking to grow the long standing, existing team.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is a recent graduate or someone who has previous transactional/ledger experience to gain exposure to a role where they will get full study support and will be involved in the production of management accounts in the near future. Full training and support will be provided for the right candidate.

As the Management Accounts Assistant, you will be reporting directly to the Financial Controller and your main duties will initially include but are not limited to the following:-

Key responsibilities of the role are:-

-Processing and being responsible for the purchase ledger invoicing
-Completing the weekly payment runs
-Carrying out supplier statement reconciliations
-First point of contact for supplier queries and issues
-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
-Supporting on maintaining the fixed asset register
-Balance sheet reconciliations
-Analysis of credit card and cash expenses
-Reconciling data
-Assisting with the production of some statistics and analysis work.

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 AAT and either CIMA/ACCA
- Will be happy starting with being responsible for the accounts payable process and will want to long term wise get involved with management accounts
- 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
- 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.

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.

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