Assistant Accountant

Location Leeds
Discipline: Junior to Part-Qualified
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££28k - 32k per year + Study Support
Contact name: Adam Ross

Contact email:
Job ref: 13736
Published: 7 months ago

Assistant Accountant | £28,000 - £32,000 | Leeds | Retail | Hybrid Working 

The Assistant Accountant will work closely with the senior accounting team to manage various accounting tasks, including processing payments, preparing financial reports, and reconciling bank statements. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of basic accounting principles and be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment where hard work is rewarded!

Day to Day:

  • Prepare and process invoices, payments, and receipts
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and reports
  • Monitor and manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Maintain accurate records of financial transactions
  • Assist with budget preparation and forecasting
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing processes
  • Communicate with vendors, customers, and internal stakeholders as needed
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned

Successful Candidate:

  • AAT Qualified, or ACCA/CIMA PQ looking to gain a formal qualification
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance - Desirable
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

Assistant Accountant | £28,000 - £32,000 | Leeds | Retail | Hybrid Working