Assistant Accountant

Elevation Accountancy / Finance
£23k - £25k pa + Study Support
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working with a highly reputable and successful professional services firm based in central Leeds to recruit an experienced yet ambitious Assistant Accountant.

Key responsibilities and duties are to include:

*Ensure delivery of month end Group results providing comprehensive analysis, reporting and raising any issues where appropriate
*Full integrity of Balance Sheet, ensuring all balances are globally validated
*Strong monthly focus on Fixed Assets, valuations and judgement calls
*Liaison with all areas of finance as appropriate
*Assist month end close
*Assist in the year end process by interacting with the financial auditors
*Statutory Accounts preparation
*Preparation of monthly results pack, quarterly Financial Management Accounts, balance sheet summary
*Balance Sheet reporting, reconciliations and controls specifically WIP, debt, provisions
*Ensure all monthly journals posted and authorised correctly
*Ensure all P&L and Balance Sheet accounts fully reconciled appropriately
*Reconcile and maintain key balance accounts, including Fixed Assets, debtors, WIP, accruals, prepayments, provisions etc

Elevation are keen to speak to Assistant Accountants with the following skills and experiences:

*You will be AAT qualified and either looking at or working towards ACCA or CIMA (Study support is available)
*Good stakeholder management experience
*Experience of operating within a highly effective team
*Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (both written and oral)
*Intermediary/Advanced Excel skills. Will have used Excel in prior roles, able to use pivot tables as well as certain power functions (e.g. vlookup, hlookup, sumifs, Index etc)
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with high attention to detail.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on Finance positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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