Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working alongside a successful business within the Morley area as they look to recruit an Assistant Accountant into their team; initially on a 6 month fixed term contract with the view to going permanent! This is a fantastic opportunity for a reliable and self-motivated Accounts professional to join a well established team with a thriving business. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for producing Reporting packs and information, checking that the income and expenditure is matched within each month, posting journals, Balance sheet reconciliations and supporting the HOF with the production of the monthly Management Accounts and Management Information pack. Duties & Responsibilities of the Trainee Assistant Accountant will include: Produce and distribute Studio reporting packs Allocation of costs to Studios - calculating chargebacks dependent on Studio contracts; liaising with EA managers on authorisations Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts including P&L and Balance Sheet variance analysis Month end preparation and posting of prepayments, accruals and other relevant journals, with full Trial balance review. Monthly Balance Sheet and P&L reconciliations Supporting the budgeting & forecasting with analysis on actuals Produce monthly Cash Flow forecast Responding to queries promptly To be successful, you'll need to be able to demonstrate: Experience in month end processes desirable but no essential Advanced MS Excel Skills - ability to manipulate large amounts of data using formulas Experience in Sage 200 would be useful but not essential Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Good time management, ability to prioritise, hit deadlines and possess good organisational skills Analytical, methodical, driven and motivated with a good problem-solving skills and a great work ethic Good time management If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, please don't hesitate to contact Matt Goddard 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.