Graduate Assistant Accountant

United Kingdom
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Elevation Recruitment Group are excited to be currently working alongside a large & well-established business within the Leeds area as they look to recruit an Assistant Accountant into their busy & friendly finance team on a permanent, full time basis!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high calibre graduate to join a large and positive finance team in Leeds city centre as an Assistant Accountant with full CIMA study support.
The role provides excellent development opportunities and is accountable for preparation of several types of financial information for internal and external stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant will include:

* Providing information to support the month end reporting cycle
* Assisting in the production and delivery of monthly management accounts
* Aid with variance analysis of revenues and costs and follow variances through to recovery
* Understand the sales order book and identify any data discrepancies
* Understanding our cost data, industry data flows and volumes
* Development of profitability reporting through price component revenue analysis
* Producing documentation for the BSR review
* Maintain process documentation for processes within the role
* Perform reconciliations for major cost components

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

* Relevant Degree level - 2:1 or above - The role comes with study support towards the CIMA qualification. The successful candidate will progress through CIMA within 4 years of their appointment within the training contract period
* Proven ability to produce accurate work under tight deadlines, be organised, methodical, and be receptive to change
* Excellent process delivery/improvement skills
* The role requires computer literacy with Excel and Microsoft Office
* Experience of using Microsoft Power BI would be an advantage
* Teamwork skills to suit a variety of different situations
* Highly numerate
* Effective communication with Finance and non-Finance teams

If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, please don't hesitate to contact Sophie Hodgson today.

Elevation Recruitment group is a specialist division focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy & Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees to post qualified accountants

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