Accounts Assistant - Great benefits Study support provided

Sharp Consultancy
12 May 2017
11 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sharp Consultancy is exclusively recruiting for an Accounts Assistant or Assistant Accountant for a large solicitors in the centre of Leeds.

The role is paying up to £25k with study support, bonus, plus benefits such as 31 days holiday, pension and flexible hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Finance Manager you will be required to assist in all areas of the accounts team supporting the management accounts. In addition, there will be a requirement to assist in varying administration tasks across varying functions within the business. This will be an extremely varied and challenging role with duties to include but not limited to:

-Assisting in the preparation of the monthly management accounts (including Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet)
-Bank reconciliations
-Preparing Accruals and Prepayments for review
-Assisting in the reconciliation and maintenance of the Balance Sheet accounts
-Preparation and posting of journals
-Inputting of invoices onto accounting system
-Key General Ledger account analysis
-Issuing purchase order numbers in accordance with authority limits
-Placing orders for non-stock consumables
-Matching PO's/ delivery notes/invoices
-Resolving purchase invoices queries
-Assisting with preparing the year-end audit files
-Processing staff expenses onto Epicor
-Debtor, creditor and stock analysis
-Assisting with the production of ad-hoc reports

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

The successful candidate will have the following:

-Part AAT qualified or equivalent accounting qualification
-Experience of working as part of a finance team in a previous role
-Strong Excel skills
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Well organized and self-motivated individual

-Experience of working in a manufacturing business
-Desire to complete accounting qualification and progress towards CIMA in longer term
-Friendly engaging personality

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 20 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from Finance Administrators through to Senior Finance Director's appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.