Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Tenet Business Solutions Limited
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1269014632
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Why is Tenet a great company to work for?

At the Tenet Group we think it's really important our staff enjoy coming to work. We're a fun, friendly, flexible employer and we were delighted to make it into the 2019 Top 50 Places to Work in Yorkshire and the Humber. We have also been awarded a 1 star accreditation by Best Companies for having high levels of employee engagement. We like to work hard, and play hard, and our performance related pay structure means the more you put in, the more you get back!

In terms of what we do, we are an award winning Independent Financial Adviser support group with over 25 years industry experience. We provide a wide range of services that enable us to provide quality financial advice and services to meet the requirements of our clients.

We are currently looking to appoint a part-qualified Assistant Accountant to be based in our Leeds Head Office at Horsforth, reporting into the Regulated Finance Manager.

What you'll be getting up to:
  • Production of high quality inputs into the year-end statutory accounts.
  • Liaison with internal and external auditors.
  • Support the production of financial MI in line with evolving business requirements.
  • Support the production of month end management accounts for the networks and Paragon.
  • Support the production of core retention gross profit margin MI that is accurate and informative.
  • Support the calculation of complaints and clawback provisions.
  • Support the accounting for all member debtors/creditors and ex member debtors/creditors including assessing the completeness, existence and accuracy of the balance for each on the balance sheet.
  • Support the full reconciliation and control of the Balances sheets.
  • Support the management of intercompany trading for the networks and Paragon.
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities in Finance and implementing any changes.
  • The Assistant Financial Accountant role is a flexible position and other duties will be directed by the Financial Accountant. These will include being the Financial accounts support for any new initiatives, ad hoc systems projects and providing Finance support to operational departments as required.

You will be able to demonstrate the following skillsets:
  • Previous financial accounting experience in a financial services environment would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Proven track record of financial accounting.
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA part-qualified.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Innovative and proactive approach to tasks and processes.
  • Excellent analytical and processing skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills are required e.g. vlook up, pivot tables etc.
  • IT literate across Microsoft suite of products including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Positive, friendly and helpful team player.

Some of the benefits our staff love are:
  • An annual performance-related bonus and salary review;
  • 25 days holiday as standard (and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days);
  • Access to our flexible benefits and staff discounts platform, TenetFLEX;
  • 5% Employer Pension Contributions, rising to 7.5% with length of service
  • Company-funded Income Protection and Life Assurance Cover;
  • Access to our free Employee Assistance Provider (EAP);
  • Fee-Free Financial Advice, including mortgages and insurance;
  • An invite to our annual Christmas Party & Conference
  • You'll also get a free Easter egg each year from the Tenet Easter bunny!

And if that wasn't enough! We also have:
  • Free Fruit on a Monday
  • Dress down Fridays
  • 'Fizz Friday' where we all enjoy a little tipple at our desks
  • Social club events such as Pub quizzes, Day at the races, Bowling and much more!
  • Plenty of fundraising events for charity

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