Assistant Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Leeds, UK
07 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Half are currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant for a large FMCG company. This is a 12 month contract based in North Leeds.

The role involves preparation of financial statements and accounts, managing ledgers, forecasting and budgeting, plus preparation of monthly VAT returns.


Key responsibilities:
  • Preparation of monthly accounts
  • Formation of year end statutory accounts
  • Maintenance of sales invoices and reports
  • Reconciliation, including posting and balancing
  • Utilisation of accounting software
  • Preparation of reports on debtors and creditors
  • Maintaining all necessary records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Providing general finance advice and assistance as required


The Ideal Assistant Accountant:
  • Enthusiastic, committed and a fast learner with previous experience of a busy environment
  • Computer literate with an aptitude for numbers
  • Basic understanding of bookkeeping and accountancy procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with individuals across departments and liaise with external customers and contacts
  • Solid organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Hold or be studying towards a relevant accountancy qualification

Salary & Benefits

£20,000 - £23,000

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training .

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