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Assistant Accountant

  • Salary: 20000 - 28000 annum
  • Location: Leeds
  • Role Type: Permanent

Ben Johnson Ltd are recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join an award winning firm in Leeds looking to continue their office expansion plans following successfully acquiring several new clients as well as broadening their service provision to their existing portfolio.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this is an ideal role for those looking for further support to commence or complete their ACCA/ACA studies covering the following duties:

  • Develop and maintain effective client relationships as part of the finance team
  • Produce monthly management accounts for SME clients
  • Prepare financial statements and year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies in accordance with the relevant accounting standards
  • Organise your flow of work, allocating assignments and managing your time as necessary taking into consideration your client deadlines and other constraints
  • Prepare schedules for Tax returns
  • Complete VAT returns, Company Accounts and CT600s
  • Liaise with third parties as required (HMRC, mortgage brokers, other members of your team, payroll bureau, etc)
  • Take part in client meetings as and when required
  • Contribute positively in team meetings

Key Experience required:

  • AAT qualified or studying towards ACCA/ACA
  • Experience of Xero/Cloud based accounting software - practice or industry experience considered

On Offer:

  • Convenient Leeds City Centre location
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • On going professional development with a growing firm
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Study support

Start Date: ASAP

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