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Assistant Accountant - Pontefract - Study Support - Hybrid

Sewell Wallis
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis. Our client are a successful, growing business based on the outskirts of Pontefract who due to recent growth are looking to expand their team. This is a newly created position 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.The client are very flexible and will consider accountancy and finance graduates with some practical experience, candidates who are studying AAT/CIMA/ACCA or candidates who have more of a transactional finance background who are looking to develop and progress. Study support would be provided for the right candidate. The role offers hybrid working, free onsite parking and a really fun and supportive working environment. Due to the location of the role and some limited travel required it would be ideal if the successful candidate holds a driving licence however this isn't essential.The successful candidate will be responsible for:- -Processing of purchase invoices and dealing with the payment runs.-Dealing with suppliers and queries.-Recording and tracking of budgetary information in line with company guidelines.-Assisting with nominal ledger including processing journals and month-end adjustments.-Performing some balance sheet reconciliations and VAT returns.-Assisting with accruals.-Responsible for tracking and logging all costs to assist with the VAT process.-Preparing and balancing of weekly and monthly bank reconciliations and daily banking.-Foreign currency and transaction analysis.-Reconciling bank statements. -Amending invoices and creating credit notes and assisting with some basic credit duties. -Assisting with some additional month end duties as and when required. You will:--Ideally be studying the AAT qualification or will be qualified or will have the equivalent transactional finance experience.-Have strong IT skills and will have an understanding of Excel and will be able to pick it up quickly.-Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.-Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines. -Be able to work within a fast paced, deadline orientated environment.For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.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.
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