Assistant Accountant - Harrogate

Assistant Accountant - Harrogate

Job Title: Assistant Accountant - Harrogate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + ACCA/CIMA study support
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15551_1551703697
Contact Name: Sara Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2019 12:48

Job Description

This is a brand new opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join a growing, SME manufacturing business based in between Harrogate and Ripon.

The business has been established since 2005, and are now a brand leader within their market. They are currently a period of high growth, and are they now looking to hire an ambitious and driven Assistant Accountant, who will report directly to the Financial Controller.

The role will work a team of 5, and be responsible for management accounts preparation for one division of the business.

Key duties will include:

  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Retranslation of Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable foreign currency balances
  • Stock movement calculation and reconciliation
  • Preparation of draft management accounts including variance analysis
  • Invoice generation, analysis and account reconciliation for major online customers
  • Confidential Invoice Discounting reporting and reconciliation
  • Updating cash books
  • Monitoring major account shipments & delivery charges
  • Oversee aged debt and credit control for non-major accounts
  • Credit control for major customer accounts
  • Reconcile UK card sales
  • Quarterly VAT return and EC sales return

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of assisting with management accounts preparation - ESSENTIAL
  • Be AAT Qualified, ACCA/CIMA part qualified, or qualified by experience - Essential
  • Have a good knowledge of MS Excel - Essential
  • Have previous experience of MS Dynamics - Desirable

The business can offer:

  • ACCA/CIMA study support (if required)
  • Free on site parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities due to high growth in the business