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Accounts Assistant

Ref #: 1015
Location: Harrogate Harrogate North Yorkshire HG1 1EQ
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 £
Type: Permanent
Accounts Assistant HQ Personnel

A position has become available within one of our client’s businesses within the Harrogate area. They are looking for a candidate to perform a variety of general accounting tasks in-order to support month end management accounts and month end reconciliations and investigate variances.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the production of monthly management accounts
  • Maintaining fixed asset register, posting of additions, disposals and monthly depreciation journals
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensuring close of ledgers at month and year end with no date issues
  • Assist in the production of supplier statement reconciliations
  • Investigation of any discrepancies
  • Cover for petty cash management
  • Posting payments to the ledger and banking cheques/cash payments
  • Production of the weekly rolling 12 week cash flow forecast
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Cover for the production of payroll

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Clear understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Good IT skills including strong Excel skills including being familiar with formulas, pivot tables and Vlookups
  • Familiarity with ERP systems would be beneficial
  • Minimum of AAT qualified and working towards either CIMA or ACCA qualification

Normal hours of work are 8:30 am to 5 pm with a half an hour break for lunch.

In return for this our client is offering a salary of £24,000 - £26,000 depending on experience.

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