Salary:

£28000 - 30000 / annum

Location:

Wakefield

Date posted:

25th June 2019

Employment type:

Temporary

Job reference:

060060-AT

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Robert Half are partnered with a growing business based in Wakefield who are looking for a part-qualified Assistant Accountant. This is an ongoing temporary position with the likelihood of it moving into permanent assignment.

The role involves reporting to the Management Accountant, alongside general Finance Assistant duties such as; preparation of financial statements and accounts, managing ledgers, forecasting and budgeting, plus preparation of quarterly VAT returns.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Formation of year end statutory accounts
  • Maintenance of sales invoices and reports
  • Reconciliation, including posting and balancing
  • Utilisation of accounting software
  • Preparation of reports on debtors and creditors
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintaining all necessary records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Providing general finance advice and assistance as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Enthusiastic, committed and a fast learner with previous experience of a busy environment
  • Computer literate with an aptitude for numbers
  • Basic understanding of bookkeeping and accountancy procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with individuals across departments and liaise with external customers and contacts
  • Solid organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Hold or be studying towards a relevant accountancy qualification

As this company is based in Wakefield City Centre it is easily accessible by public transport and they have parking facilities available.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice

Requirements
Assistant Accountant £28,000 - £30,000


Leeds

Ground Floor, Sterling House
The Bourse,
Leeds
LS1 5EQ
gb
0113 242 8978
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