Temporary Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant - 6 Months

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £21000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chloe Wilford

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an immediately available Accounts Assistant on behalf of our client based within the South Leeds area to join their team on a temporary basis for approximately 6 months to begin with but could extend further or progress to a permanent role for the right person.

This role is a great opportunity to work for an established, well-known business and would help someone who is looking to excel in finance and add to their skillset.

The successful candidate will have reconciliations experience, ideally experience in all-round transactional finance and have the ability to use their own initiative and work well within a team. You must be flexible to interview and be available to start as soon as possible.


oResponsible for various accounting duties and associated transactional processing as part of a large finance team
oBank reconciliations
oImport compliance related tasks
oBalance sheet reconciliations
oCredit card reconciliations
oCost arrangements

Skills and experience
oAAT qualified/qualified by experience/ studying towards a professional qualification (e.g CIMA, ACCA).
oStrong excel skills
oGood communication skills (written and verbal)
oExperience of handling high volumes of transactions e.g. bank reconciliations, inter-company transactions
oPerformed a similar accounting role in the past

oGood attention to detail
oOrganised and deadline focused
oGood people person

If this role appeals to you then please contact Chloe Wilford at Sewell Wallis.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.