Assistant Financial Accountant - Harrogate - AAT Qual/Part Qual

20000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP26000/annum study support and excellent benefits
13 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an Assistant Financial Accountant on a permanent basis within the Harrogate area.

This is an excellent opportunity for an AAT qualified, part qualified AAT or equivalent candidate to join a large, originally family owned business that support a diverse range of businesses on an international basis.

This is a newly created position that has arisen due to year on year growth 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.

This role will report into and work closely with the UK and European Treasury Managers and will be a varied all round financial accounts based role. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business that really do promote from within.

This role will suit an individual who has a solid and proven accounting background, has a strong work ethic and is really looking to develop and grow with the business long term.

For the right candidate study support will be provided and the role comes with free on-site parking and a competitive benefits package.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

- Daily reconciliation of all bank accounts, including international bank accounts
- Processing accruals and prepayments
- Carrying out exchange rate analysis and reporting
- Cash-flow analysis and maintaining the cashflow process on a daily basis
- Carrying out balance sheet reconciliations and investigating anomalies and discrepancies
- Allocating daily cash and posting payments to the ledger
- Looking after the company credit cards and reconciling
- Dealing with HMRC and reconciling the weekly supplier payments
- Processing quarterly VAT returns
- Maintaining petty cash
- Completing the month end process, including updating the ledgers and ensuring all invoicing is correct and accurate
- Setting up new accounts and assisting with insurance claims and renewals

The ideal candidate will:-

- Have good communication skills and will be confident communicating at all levels.
- Ideally be AAT qualified or be studying AAT or have the equivalent level of practical experience within a treasury/cash capacity.
- Have experience of working within an accounting team and have an understanding of financial accountancy.
- Be able to work within a fast paced, deadline orientated environment.
- Have excellent attention to detail and will pick up new skills quickly.
- Have strong Word and Excel skills.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers