Assistant Accountant in Wakefield

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Wakefield, England
Job Type
Full Time
£22,000 - £22,000 Per Year
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

Assistant Accountant- highly profitable business experiencing significant growth
A well established and highly profitable business located in the Castleford area of West Yorkshire, is looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant to join their growing finance team. The organisation has grown significantly in the last few years both organically and through a number of acquisitions which has seen both their recruitment levels and company turnover increase significantly.
We are looking for self-starters who will welcome the excitement and challenge of joining a fast growing and developing team. You will have a good knowledge of basic accounting demonstrable by on-the-job experience or graduate calibre who is part or fully AAT qualified. You must have the ability to analyse data with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy and be systems orientated with excellent IT skills. Strong communication skills, a good team player who is good at developing relationships and the desire to progress and develop is a must.
Key duties and responsibilities include:
* Daily cashbook and banking duties on MS Excel and Sage 200
* Processing cash receipts and allocations to the Sales Ledger
* Processing payments from the bank
* Daily bank reconciliations
* Reviewing, challenging and processing purchase order requests for the divisional Operations Teams
* Supporting the Ledger Controller with purchase ledger maintenance
* Credit Card processing
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register, ensuring accurate and easy retrieval of information
* Regular processing of relevant intercompany recharges, including reconciliations
* Monthly review and assessment of overhead accruals and prepayments
* Reconciliation and calculation of rebates
* Balance sheet reconciliations
* Reviewing and developing accounting processes and controls
* Provide ad-hoc financial information to both the group and divisional management teams including variance analysis
* Assist with the preparation and supply of information for audits and tax returns
* Monitor and assist finance manager with control of data
* Support on completion of VAT and ONS returns
* Production and issuance of assigned weekly reporting
On offer is a competitive salary with excellent benefits working for a growing business that is able to offer job security


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