Assistant Accountant - Harrogate

Assistant Accountant - Harrogate

Job Title: Assistant Accountant - Harrogate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + ACCA/CIMA study support (if required)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14960_1545313990
Contact Name: Sara Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2018 13:53

Job Description

This is a brand new role that would be ideally suited to keen and driven Assistant Accountant to join a successful, prestigious Harrogate based business, in a role that will assist in he management accounts preparation, and report directly to the Financial Controller.

This business is one of the leading UK providers in their field, based in Harrogate, they have an excellent reputation in their market.

The company have lovely offices based close to the centre of Harrogate, so is easily accessible by train or car.

The role will work in a small finance team, report directly to the Financial Controller and be responsible for the following key duties:

  • Daily bank postings & Cash Allocation
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Invoice Finance Processing & Reconciliations
  • Cashflow Maintenance
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly Profit & Loss account
  • Posting journals
  • Sales and Cost of Sales Analysis
  • Job cost analysis
  • Overheads analysis
  • Stock valuations
  • Foreign currency revaluation
  • Preparation of Accounts Schedules
  • Accrued Income
  • Work in Progress
  • Accruals & Prepayments
  • Fixed Assets
  • Stock
  • Goods Received Not Invoiced
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Intercompany Debtors & Creditors, Accruals & Prepayments, Trade Debtors & Creditors
  • Ad hoc project work

The successful candidate will:

  • Be AAT Qualified as a minimum - Essential
  • Have a good knowledge of debits and credits/journals - Essential
  • Have previous experience on Sage - Desirable
  • Have a good knowledge of MS Excel - Essential

The company can offer:

  • Training and development in management accounts
  • Study support for ACCA/CIMA (if required, after a 6 month probationary period)
  • Free on site parking