Assistant Accountant

Posted 11 May 2022
Salary£23000 - £30000 per annum
LocationCastleford
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceLA/36026
Contact NameLouise Stowe
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Job description

We are delighted to be working exclusively with an innovative and dynamic business based in Castleford. Offering a role as Assistant Account for 3 - 6 months, the role could lead to a permanent role.  

The role has 2 main focuses: sales ledger / credit control and assisting the Management Accountant at month end. This role could be of interest to an experienced Assistant Accountant or a strong Credit Controller / Purchase Ledger Clerk who are studying AAT / CIMA / ACCA and would like to gain exposure to monthly management accounts.

Main responsibilities:
• Customer billing
• Allocating cash
• Daily cash book reconciliation
• Reporting daily cash balances
• Chasing outstanding debt from customers
• Preparing balance sheet reconciliations
• Assisting in month end close process, processing journals and providing general assistance
• Preparing the monthly VAT return
• Ad hoc tasks

The candidate:
• Studying towards an accountancy qualification (AAT / ACCA / CIMA)
• Minimum experience of sales ledger / purchase ledger
• Be keen to learn new skills and develop with a team
• Able to solve problems
• Be organised and possess good communication skills