Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

All About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Director, you'll help support the smooth running of the finance department and to work with the team to ensure the finance function delivers what is required of it by the Business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Weekly/monthly reconciliations of various nominal accounts, submitting weekly profit & cash flow forecasts.

  • Preparing and posting of month end journals for management accounts.

  • Weekly preparation and reconciliation of the bank accounts.

  • Monthly preparation and reconciliation of other balance sheet accounts.

  • Involvement in preparation of the monthly management accounts and supporting schedules.

  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns.

  • Assisting with the purchase ledger department and processing of invoices.

  • Assisting in the processing of sales ledger receipts and maintenance of customer and supplier ledgers.

All About You

You will have the passion, drive and confidence to work within the business in a collaborative, creative way.

Essential Skills for the role:

  • Part or full accountancy qualification desirable (AAT/CIMA)

  • Substantial experience of working within medium sized finance functions and performing the range of responsibilities outlined.

  • High level of computer literacy, including ability to use Microsoft Office programs.

  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.

  • Work effectively as a team and supporting colleagues.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Matthew Lawson