Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Leeds
Salary
22000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading retail business based on the outskirts of Leeds require an Assistant Accountant to join their growing team.As a newly created position to join a team of 3, this role will provide a clear insight and accurate reporting of Monthly performances of the group to ensure maintenance and improvement of current procedures for Senior Management.The business offers; An excellent and varied exposure to in-depth Management Accounts reporting.Continued study support towards ACCA/CIMA qualifications.Opportunities to develop and take on a Senior/Supervisory role within the team.Excellent benefits including subsidised canteen, holiday buy-back, excellent pension sheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted retail vouchers and healthcare contributions.Excellent transport links and free onsite parking Reporting to the Group Financial Controller duties include; Taking ownership of key accounting processes, such as VAT returns, prepayment and accrual postings and other processes as required.Producing financial and business performance data for the business divisions, monthly and ad hoc. In particular, taking ownership for production of the month end reports for specific divisions.Ensuring continuous improvement in key accounting processes, with the aim of increasing time available for adding value.Fixed Asset Register maintenance and journal calculations The successful candidate; Ideally studying towards a qualification such as ACCA or CIMA.Have a minimum of 12 months experience producing Monthly Management Accounts.Have strong IT skills including v-lookups experience.A strong and confident communicator as this role will involve regular contact with transactional teams, Senior Management and various non-financial stakeholders.A proven ability to work to tight month-end deadlines. Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.