Trainee Assistant Management Accountant - South Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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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 that has worked within transactional finance to gain exposure to a role where they will gain full study support and will be involved in the production of management accounts.

Full training and support will be provided for the right candidate.

As a Trainee Assistant Management Accountant, 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:-

- 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.
- Reconciling data.
- Assisting with the payroll function in the absence of the Credit Manager.
- VAT returns and P11D preparation.
- Providing support to the Senior Management team 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 (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

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