Accounts Assistant

Posted 4 April by Sharp Consultancy Easy Apply
Sharp Consultancy are working with a well-established manufacturing business, which operates across the UK and Europe, who require an Accounts Assistant to join their busy team.

This role will be working within the Head Offices which are based on the outskirts of Leeds and will be part of a team that has an upbeat and positive environment.

Reporting directly into the Financial Controller duties will include;

-Register and approve invoices and credit notes in purchase ledger, reversing any which have been incorrectly registered or approved.
-Approve, process and post expenses and private mileage payments in general ledger to ensure accurate payments to staff; post UK expenses accruals at month end.
-Carry out credit control duties as requested, including day to day posting & allocation of customer payments, resolving customer account queries, sending out customer reminders, taking appropriate action with sales orders on hold and maintaining customer credit limits in accordance with Company procedures.
-Create and post petty cash journals
-Clear down petty cash float items from vendor accounts in accordance with Company procedures.
-Post cash sales orders and print invoice details from sales ledger; send out remittances to vendors upon request.
-Prepare information for auditors as required.
-Assist with the management of staff credit cards and staff fuel cards online.
-Carry out monthly reconciliation of payments.
-When required, ensure any cheques received into the business are deposited at the bank each week.

The ideal candidate will have recent experience within a similar finance role, strong IT skills and excellent communication skills. AAT qualification is desirable, although not essential.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website www.sharpconsultancy.com for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Required skills

  • Accounts
  • credit control
  • sales ledger
  • purchase ledger

Reference: 34828806

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