Assistant Accountant

Location
Leeds
Salary
£23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
12 Apr 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Ref
AX/.34574/LS
Contact
Louise Stowe
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are delighted to be working exclusively with an innovative and dynamic PE backed business based in Leeds City Centre. Due to a recent acquisition, the business requires an additional member of the finance team.

As Assistant Accountant you will be part of a small finance team, working closely with the Financial Director and Finance Manager. With sole responsibility for sales ledger / credit controller / bank reconciliations, there is flexibility in the role in terms of other responsibilities including assisting in the monthly management accounts.

This role could be of interest to an experienced Assistant Accountant or a strong Credit Controller / Purchase Ledger Clerk who are studying AAT / CIMA / ACCA and would like to gain exposure to monthly management accounts.

Main responsibilities as Assistant Accountant:

• Raising sales invoices
• Allocating cash
• Daily cash book reconciliation
• Reporting daily cash balances
• Chasing outstanding debt from customers
• Preparing balance sheet reconciliations
• Assisting in month end close process, processing journals and providing general assistance
• Preparing the monthly VAT return
• Ad hoc tasks

As Assistant Accountant you will be:

• Studying towards an accountancy qualification (AAT / ACCA / CIMA) or qualified by experience
• Minimum experience of sales ledger / purchase ledger
• Ideally possessing exposure to assisting with monthly management accounts
• Be keen to learn new skills and develop with a team
• Able to solve problems
• Possess a can-do attitude
• Be organised with good communication skills

This role can offer a future of working from home and the office, excellent benefits, study support if required and a great platform to learn, develop and progress.