Our client in Ilkley is looking for a talented and  pro-active Assistant Accountant to join their business for a period of around 6-9 months to cover maternity. You will be responsible for supporting the Financial Accountant, carrying out the day to day running of the Company accounts.

Duties to include:

• Being the first point of contact for both internal and external accounts queries

• Complete all administration of sales and purchase ledger processes

• Daily processing of bank statement, including allocating payments and receipts

• Producing month end income reports online and pro-forma sales

• Ensure the team meets moth end deadlines involving invoice runs and management accounts completion

• Calculate commission and maintain records on third party commissions

• Assist with the preparation of VAT returns, including partial exemption calculation, EC sales lists and MOSS

• Any other ad-hoc tasks as required by the Financial Accountant

Key Skills/Experience:

• AAT qualified or working towards qualification

• Excellent planning and organisational skills

• Ability to work to tight deadlines

• Previous administrative and accounts experience

• Good knowledge of accounting and booking keeping

• Experience using accounting systems such as Sage or TAS

• Excellent MS Excel experience

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