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Assistant Accountant

Based in Pickering

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Castle Accountancy & Finance are recruiting an Assistant Accountant to work for a highly-regarded leisure business based in Pickering, North Yorkshire.

Working as an Assistant Accountant you will be offered a study support package to enable you to complete your studies if appropriate.

  • This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who has recently completed a finance related degree or AAT level 4 and would like to progress to attain their ACCA or CIMA qualification.  
  • You will be a team player able to support both internal and external customers in an efficient, professional manner
  • You will be responsible for providing financial accounting and management reporting support to the business as a whole


This role will suit a flexible and committed Assistant Accountant who is looking to build on and enhance their existing finance experience. Reporting to the Head of Finance, your duties will include; 

  • Processing bank payments and transfers
  • Performing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintaining the nominal ledger
  • Preparing and posting the nominal journals 
  • Identifying and developing improvements to processes and controls
  • Provision of weekly and monthly reporting
  • Investigating any variances
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register 
  • Assisting in the year end activities including Audit Files and statutory accounts
  • Performing ad-hoc finance duties as requested by the Head of Finance

The successful candidate for the Assistant Accountant role will:

  • Possess a high degree of computer literacy - including MS Excel
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to resolve queries at all levels
  • Have the ability to identify process flaws and solutions
  • Hold a relevant finance related degree and / or AAT Level 4
  • Be willing and able to study for their professional ACCA or CIMA qualification

The Benefits:

  • Good accessible location commutable from Scarborough, Ryedale, York and surrounding areas
  • Onsite free parking
  • Competitive salary of circa £18,000 - £20,000pa depending upon experience plus staff benefits
  • Working for well established, successful organisation

 About us:

Castle Employment is an award-winning recruitment company based in Scarborough, Leeds and York. With over 50 years of experience we deliver a market leading service building long term relationships with our candidates. We offer an honest, straightforward approach, tailored to deliver exactly what our candidates need.

Castle Employment provides temporary, permanent and contract employment opportunities throughout Yorkshire and the UK. Our highly experienced team of consultants are all specialists within their field of recruitment and have a thorough understanding and knowledge of their roles ensuring that they can deliver a perfect match for your career aspirations.

At Castle Employment Group, we recognise and appreciate the value of high quality candidates – so only right that we reward the people who introduce them to us.

Simply refer a friend to us, and if we find them a temporary or permanent position we will reward you with a shopping voucher to spend on yourself.




Between £18,000 and £22,000 Per Annum
Located in:
Closing Date:
11th April 2018
Castle Employment Agency Ltd.
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