Assistant Accountant - Wakefield - Study Support

Sharp Consultancy
£20,000 - £24,999
13 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Working as part a of a member of a small finance team of 3 people with a business situated on the outskirts of Wakefield you will report directly to the Finance Controller and act as a senior member of the team is assisting with overseeing the Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger Clerks.

The main duties and responsibilities are to include:

*Maintenance of bank accounts and invoicing discounting facility
*Maintenance of the fixed asset register
*Preparation and posting of month end journals including accruals and prepayments
*Monthly balance sheet maintenance and reconciliations
*VAT and ECSL Returns.
*Preparation of weekly payroll
*Provide assistance on Sales and Purchase Ledgers queries.
*Dealing with major customers and suppliers
*Organise / oversee the day to day running of Account Office.
*Undertake other related projects or duties as and when required by management

This role will suit individuals who have the following skills and experiences:

*Experience working with multi-currency accounts
*Advanced Excel Skills (including pivot tables, lookups etc.)
*Be a highly motivated and focused individual who has worked in a similar role in a fast paced environment
*Positive and open attitude to work, strong desire to learn, develop and progress within the role and further.
*AAT Qualified OR CIMA/ACCA Part-Qualified would be desirable. Will also consider "qualified by experience"
*Experience in invoice discounting and European operation will be a bonus

This is a position that is being shortlisted very quickly due to the client wanting to make a swift appointment, with that in mind if you are interested and have the relevant experience apply now.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 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 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.

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