Accounts Assistant

Location: Ripon

Yorkshire and Humberside

Salary: Competitive + study support

Reference #: 129349

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Finance department to support the accounts preparation process. You will be responsible for a variety of finance tasks which may include reconciliations, supporting the business in accounting and some transactional processing. Team working is essential as you will be pro-actively working with a number of finance colleagues in both Ripon and Leamington Spa to meet deadlines and identify and improve month end practices.

We offer a full study support package and actively encourage further training and developing.

You will be responsible for:

  • Month end duties including bank reconciliations and posting journals.
  • Pro-actively identify and assist with implementation of process improvements and opportunity for value add within finance team.
  • Proactively work with other finance teams in Ripon and Leamington Spa to resolve identified issues and improve month end practices.
  • Preparation of department reports within agreed deadlines.
  • Answer queries on financial data from business stakeholders.
  • Undertake balance sheet reconciliations as required.


About you

You will have previous finance experience and be studying towards a finance qualification, (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with good people and communication skills and some previous experience working in a fast paced environment that operates to tight timescales. 


This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a company who values their employees and has a proven track record of promoting from within. We actively promote further learning, development and career opportunities. We offer a 40 hour working week, Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, 23 days Holiday + Bank holiday, study support, free parking on site and a fantastic pension scheme.


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