Assistant Management Accountant - North Leeds

Sewell Wallis Ltd
West Yorkshire, UK
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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New, exclusive role working for a company that are thriving during these challenging, unknown times!

My client, a leading services based business within the North Leeds area are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Management Accountant on a permanent basis. This business has experienced a strong period of growth despite the current climate and as such are looking to grow their long standing, existing team. This role reports into an extremely supportive and personable Management Accountant and will also give the successful candidate exposure to an impressive and knowledgeable Finance Manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has ideally had practical experience of calculating accruals, prepayments and balance sheet reconciliations and for the right candidate study support will be considered. The ideal candidate will also have had some exposure to the monthly management accounts process within a previous finance role and will be hands on in approach and happy to also take on some transactional duties as required.

The role will primarily be focused upon assisting with the production of the management accounts and the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting with the monthly closing and reporting of the books and records, related account reconciliations and will involve interaction with stakeholders across the business.

Key responsibilities of the role will involve: -

-Supporting the monthly management accounts production by processing journals, reconciliations, variance analysis and accruals
-Monthly reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts
-Maintaining and updating control accounts including calculation of prepayments
-Preparation and inputting of depreciation journals
-Providing support to senior management team and suggesting ways of improving processes and implementing change when required
-Supporting with the budgeting and forecasting process when required
-Analysis of credit card and cash expenses
-Cross checking ledger work at month/year end and identifying any errors and correcting
-Completing bank reconciliations, maintaining the cash book and assisting with the credit control process on an ad-hoc basis

The ideal candidate will -
-Have experience of working within a finance role and will have a desire to progress within the industry
-Ideally be studying towards or will be AAT qualified and will have an interest in further study. Alternatively candidates who are more qualified by experience will also be considered
-Be able to work within a fast paced, ever changing environment
-Have excellent communication skills and will be forward thinking and will challenge existing processes when needed
-Have excellent IT skills and will be comfortable with pivot tables and v-lookups

In return you will receive -
-The opportunity to join a growing business with real opportunity to develop and move up within the finance team
-Access to a great working environment with a sense of work-life balance and the chance to learn and work with a friendly team
-A competitive salary, benefits and potential study package
-Free onsite parking and some remote working during this period.

For further details please contact me on (phone number removed).

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions (url removed)
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