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Graduate Assistant Accountant

Sheffield, Yorkshire
£23,000 to £27,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are pleased to be recruiting for a prestigious and well established business based in Sheffield as they look to bring in a Graduate Assistant Accountant into their busy finance function This is a rare and exciting Assistant Accountant position where the successful candidate will be given responsibility for the management accounts alongside all relevant reporting and analysis. You will also be expected to assist with wider finance duties when needed. The business is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and versatile individual with a "can-do" attitude and a flexible style in order to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into anything the department may require. Duties & Responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant Accountant: - Help prepare management accounts at month end, ensuring close is delivered in a timely manner - Be proactive in improving the management information that is produced - Various balance sheet reconciliations to be completed on a monthly basis across all group companies - Month end journals, including strong knowledge of accruals and prepayments - Rolling all reports & backup forward for the following months management accounts - Reconcile commercial contracts to management accounts to ensure all invoicing has been undertaken - Support production of budgets with business knowledge - Import and maintain the budgets (including analytical budget) in GP and FRX when necessary - Prepare and maintain the fixed asset register to include details of vendor, date of acquisition, a clear description of the asset and amount - Maintain monthly tax analysis for year-end audit - Maintain and reconcile intercompany balances / control accounts - Revenue & cost analysis, ensuring costs are captured, variances to budget understood, and reports distributed to budget holders for review - Attend monthly management account meetings with Department Heads & minute the meetings for monthly actions - Provide holiday cover for other roles in the department - Support the Management Accountant in delivering a clean interim and year end audit - Assist in Office of National Statistics reporting - Ad-hoc reporting The successful Assistant Accountant will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences: - Recent graduate (Finance, Mathematics, Economics) / part qualified CIMA/ACCA - 'A' Level standard of education - Use of Microsoft Great Plains Accounting Software The business is in a strong financial position and is therefore in a good position of stability. This is an excellent opportunity for a part qualified accounts professional or recent graduate to progress their career with a forward-thinking organisation. If you are interested in this role or would like further information, please don't hesitate to contact Sarah-Jane Skott, who will be happy to discuss the role in more detail
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  • Job Reference: 707259607-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elevation Recruitment Group
    Elevation Recruitment Group
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £23,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent