Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Sellick Partnership
Location
Altrincham
Salary
£20000 - £22000/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit an Accounts Assistant for a fast growing Financial Services business based in Altrincham. This role will suit someone with previous Accounts Assistant experience who is looking for a move into an expanding team that requires solid, confident support from this critical role in the finance team.

Key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant:

* Assist with the monthly accounts close process including reconciliation of the general ledger and preparation of monthly journals.
* Process daily client remittances into reporting system and [assist in] maintaining daily cash reconciliations.
* Prepare, investigate and resolve reconciliation items on a timely basis, escalating internally when required
* Responsible for processing purchase ledger invoices and monitoring aged creditors
* Responsible for setting up regular electronic fund transfers, posting payments into accounting system
* Maintain fixed asset schedules and depreciation journal entries
* Document procedures and work flow for assigned areas, seeking to identify and implement process improvements
* Ensure all month end/ weekly deadlines are achieved
* Provide general accounting support for the finance team and other reasonable duties as and when required

Key requirements of the Accounts Assistant:

* Previous experience of Accounts Assistant role; reconciliations, high volumes etc
* Proficient in MS Office applications (particularly Excel)
* Ability to operate in a service driven culture, continuously challenging and seeking to be better
* Good communication and customer service skillset, going above and beyond the call of duty where necessary
* Trustworthy, diligent and self-motivated
* Strong organisation and time management skills
* A high level of attention to detail, ensuring inputting accuracy
* Able to organise own workload and to reprioritise at short notice in order to meet deadlines
* Able to learn quickly, break down processes into their constituent parts, identify problems, suggest and implement solutions
* Knowledge of Solomon 7 or later version preferred but not essential.

If you are looking for a career in a challenging, professional environment where you can make your mark as part of a dynamic and committed team, then I want to hear from you. For more information please apply online or contact Kerry Norman at the Manchester Sellick Partnership office.

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