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Assistant Accountant

As an Assistant Accountant you will be assisting the finance function within the business.

  • Company: The Property Buying Company
  • Location: 4 Deighton Close, Wetherby, LS22 7GZ
  • Apply: CLOSED

The Property Buying Company buy property throughout the UK. Specialising in quick sales, we exchange keys for cash, working to any timescale that may be required. There are many reasons people may need to sell their house quickly, and the purpose of the organisation is to offer a service that can achieve this for them in an upfront and honest way.

We aim to break down any preconceptions of house buying companies to deliver a service that is unparalleled in the industry.

The role is to support internal and external customers, working predominately within the finance function. The successful candidate will involve assisting in the day-to-day financial activities i.e. data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. The individual may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns.

You should have good communication skills, have an excellent telephone manner and ability to build rapport. You should be computer literate with emphasis on the use of Microsoft excel as well as being flexible and taking an active part in the implementation of new practices and processes. Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail is essential

It is desirable that you have L4 AAT (or equivalent)

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts for review
  • Posting of accruals & prepayments
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist with annual financial planning
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Maintain bank payments
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Raise monthly sales invoices
  • Manage supplier accounts
  • Manage & pay internal staff expenses
  • Maintain daily ledgers
  • Assist with preparation of monthly payroll
  • Work with internal heads of departments
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Ad-hoc analysis of company expense lines
  • Assist in forming new processes
  • Use of Sage Accounting systems (desirable)

After successful completion of probation, successful candidates will be encouraged to study for further qualifications which will be paid for by the Company

How to apply


  • 30 days annual leave including Bank Holidays
  • Free on-site gym
  • Free parking
  • Annual performance based bonus
  • Commitment to training and development
  • Excellent career prospects and opportunities for progression
  • Staff social events
  • Working in state-of-the-art-offices
  • Pension

Prefer to call? Call the number highlighted below and ask for our recruitment team.

0800 024 8444

How much can you get from our we buy any house service?

Complete a few details to see if your property qualifies and get a cash offer – remember we buy any property, in any condition, in any location!

5 simple steps to having your property sold!

Our quick (but thorough) 5 step sale process means we can buy your house fast and at a great price

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  • 01.

    Check to see if your property is eligible check now

  • 02.

    Receive an offer from us within 24 hours

  • 03.

    We’ll visit your property & formalise our offer

  • 04.

    We’ll instruct solicitors and pay all fees

  • 05.

    Exchange contracts & complete as usual

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Why choose us as your cash house buyers?

We’re one of the leading we buy any house UK companies for residential/commercial property and land in England and Wales. We buy using our own cash house buying facility meaning we can offer the best prices in our industry and complete the sale quicker than anyone else.

Your options Average sale length Typical cost to you
The Property Buying Company 2-3 weeks £0.00
Other House Buying Companies 2-10 weeks £1000
Property Auction 6-10 weeks £2500-£5000
Online Estate Agents 16-52 weeks £1000(upfront)-£5000
Estate Agents 16-52 weeks £5000

Unlike most of the other options available to you, we are not a broker or middle man, meaning you skip the fees and get a sale quickly and easily.

The Property Buying Company is registered with the Property Ombudsman and is a member of the National Association of Property Buyers

National Association of Property Buyers The Property Ombudsman

Properties bought by us
for cash


Of our own money spent buying
property for cash

2-3 weeks

Average time taken from initial offer
to completion