Bookkeeper/ Assistant Management Accountant

Job Title: Bookkeeper/ Assistant Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: -26 days holiday per annum (including your birthday as a paid holiday) in addition to the eight public bank holidays. -Company
Start Date: 2022-01-07
Contact Name: Laura Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description


Kenton Black Finance are delighted to be working with a firm of financial consultants to entrepreneurs providing expertise in accountancy solutions and commercial business advisory services.

The business epitomises the work ethic, commitment and attention to detail they perform on each project to ensure the highest possible level of service.
They offer a full range of services from the inception of the business concept, throughout growth of the entity and onto exit strategies.
There is no typical clientele; they operate on new-start businesses to multinational stock listed companies.

Before we discuss the role- let me tell you why you should work for this firm!!!


-26 days holiday per annum (including your birthday as a paid holiday) in addition to the eight public bank holidays.
-Company pension scheme with up to an additional 2% employer/employee matched contributions.
-Discounted health & lifestyle perks through Medicash.
-Ongoing professional and personal development.
-Annual Christmas team trip abroad.
-Financial and mortgage advice provided by their Wealth Management Team
-Wellbeing initiatives.
-Two paid community/charity days per year.
-Access to their members club facilities including daily breakfasts & refreshments, free events & socials.
-“Smart Working” hours- flexible start and finish time around core hours.
-Remote Working- option to apply to work remotely for 20% of contractual hours.
-Extended trip abroad- option to extend your trip abroad and work abroad for up to 4 weeks.
-Enhanced maternity & adoption leave.
-Enhanced discretionary company sick pay (up to 4 weeks paid on a rolling 12 month basis).
-Death in Service (covering 2 x salary).
-Annual travel ticket loan.
-Cycle to work scheme.


You will play an integral part in the Management Accounts team by carrying out BOOKKEEPING activities and the preparation of monthly management accounts.


-Attending client sites where necessary to carry out bookkeeping in a timely and accurate manner on both Sage and Xero.
-Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts with the support of Senior Management Accountants if necessary.
-Developing strong working relationships with clients.
-Reconciliation of bank accounts, sales ledger control and purchase ledger control/statements.
-Attend client meetings with Senior Management Accountants/Directors where necessary.
-Furthering your studies towards your chosen qualification.


-Previous experience in a similar Bookkeeping or management accounting position, ideally within a practice environment.
-Familiar with Xero, Quickbooks, SAGE and the Microsoft Office software package especially Excel.
-Analytically strong with an eye for detail.
-Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop working relationships with clients.
-Be AAT qualified and /or working towards ACCA/ACA/CIMA or have equivalent experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading, modern and forward thinking business.

If the New Year has given you time to re-evaluate your future and you wish to find out more then click on the link below and


Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.