Assistant Accountant - Maternity cover

28 May 20242024-05-28
Bradford, West Yorkshire

Experienced  Assistant Accountant required for a growing retail/insurance business based in Bradford. Established over 150 years they aim to provide their customers with the best market-leading services. This position is to cover maternity leave, requiring an immediate start.

  • Competitive salary + hybrid working + 25 days holiday plus stats. 
  • Modern, new offices.
  • A business with strong values and beliefs!
  • Profitable with year-on-year growth.
  • Working in a well-established, supportive, and friendly environment.

The purpose of the role is to support the Head of Finance. Duties will include:

  • Maintaining the Purchase Ledger.
  • Updating and maintaining the cashbook.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Stock accounting. 
  • Intercompany transactions. 
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Profit and loss variance reporting.
  • Accruals and prepayments.
  • Preparation and posting of monthly journals.
  • Monthly VAT return.
  • Updating and maintaining the fixed asset register.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

This search is not limited to any industry. Previous experience is essential:

  • A solid understanding of debits and credits is essential.
  • You must be IT literate with working knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookups, XLookups, Forumula's etc).
  • Sage Line 200 experience is desirable.
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines is essential. 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential.