Assistant Accountant 6 Months Contract

Sewell Wallis
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join a professional services based business in Leeds City Centre on a contract basis. The role is initially for a period of 6 months but may have the potential to extend or go permanent for the right candidate.

As a member of the busy finance team, this will be a varied role and is a great opportunity to be part of a fast growing and ambitious company that is well established in their field.

This is a newly created position that has arisen due to year on year growth and is an opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on their high levels of staff retention and offer a clear support and development programme for the successful candidate.

This role will give the successful candidate exposure to key finance people and is a great opportunity to gain some further month end and management accounts preparation experience.

The key duties of this role will be: -

*Preparing accruals and prepayments
*Reconciling balance sheet accounts
*Preparing and posting journals
*Assisting with cash flow forecasting
*Assisting with the yearly budgeting process and working with the wider Finance Team and other teams within the business
*Checking expenses to ensure that all the receipts are correct
*Assisting in month end duties and assisting with the close down of the ledgers when needed

To be successful in this role you will: -

*Have previous experience of working in a similar role
*Be studying towards ACCA/CIMA
*Have good organisation skills
*Be pro-active and be able to work on your own initiative
*Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team
*Be able to analyse and investigate any issues
*Have the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
*Be able to commit to the term of the contract
*Ideally be immediately available or on a short notice period

For more information please contact Claire Austerfield.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

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