Accounting Assistant in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Employer: The Medical Protection Society Limited

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK


Salary: £19,000 - £24,500 per annum

  • Based in Leeds
  • Fulltime, 6 month fixed term contract

MPS is the world's leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for any complaints or claims arising from professional practice.

Our in-house experts assist with the wide range of legal and ethical problems that arise from professional practice. This can include clinical negligence claims, complaints, medical and dental council inquiries, legal and ethical dilemmas, disciplinary procedures, inquests and fatal accident inquiries.

Our Finance Department has a requirement for an Accounting Assistant on a 6 month fixed term contract based in our Leeds office.

As an Accounting Assistant you will work closely with the Accountancy & Compliance Manager in providing a quality accounting service to all departments within MPS. You will be involved in various aspects of day to day accounting which will include preparation of month end accounting entries such as accruals and prepayment, along with bank and balance sheet reconciliations. This role will also involve cross-functional working across the organisation as well as dealing with both internal and external queries into the team

It is essential that applicants possess experience of working in a similar role in a finance function, for at least a year or more. AAT qualification, or similar, is desirable but not a prerequisite for the role.

Experience of reconciliations and the improvement of processes and systems is a distinct advantage. Finally candidates must be able to communicate effectively at all levels and work autonomously and to tight deadlines.

In return, we offer a great working environment in conveniently located offices in the City Centre. We offer an exceptional benefits package, including a 12% pension scheme, 25 days paid holiday (in addition to public holidays), childcare vouchers, private medical insurance and a health care cash plan.

To apply or enquire, please send a CV along with salary expectation to for the attention of George Mill

The closing date for this role is 23rd March 2018

Required Skills:

Accounts Assistant reconciliations accruals Accounting Assistant month end

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