Accounts Administrator

Recruiter
Elevation Accountancy / Finance
Location
Leeds
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join a small but growing and exciting business based in central Leeds.

Reporting directly to the Finance Controller you will assist with all aspects of transactional finance (aside from Payroll) along with assisting in the full the full preparation of monthly management accounts. This a wide and varying role that will require the successful candidate to have a have a very flexible attitude towards their work but in return offers a fantastic career progression plan along with numerous self-development opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities are wide ranging but will include:
*Raising sales invoices, as instructed by department heads, from information on Harvest
*Post all sales invoices to Sage.
*Credit control duties, follow debt collection procedures, including telephone calls to customers
*Process purchase orders, ensuring appropriate authorisation
*Ensure purchase invoices match purchase orders
*Post all purchase invoices onto the accounting software (Sage Line 50)
*Update cashbook (sage line 50) allocating receipts and payments to appropriate debtor, creditor or nominal account
*Maintain bank reconciliations on a regular basis
*Maintain balance sheet account reconciliations, as requested by the Financial Controller
*Assist with preparation of monthly management accounts
*Assisting Financial Controller to populate Excel Spread-sheets to enable timely production of management information
*Provide sage reports and analysis
*Working with the Financial Controller to improve controls and process across the business
*Staff Expenses and supplier payments, Produce suggested supplier payment list for review by Financial Controller
*Credit card management and reconciliation
*Asset depreciation and Adding fixed assets to Sage

Because the role sits in a fast growing organisation, along with the above finance duties the candidate will also be expected to undertake other general administration based tasks including:

*Answering incoming telephone calls, and directing as necessary
*Collating and placing stationery orders
*Maintain staff records for new joiners, including offer letters, contracts, references, induction and informing appropriate departments
*Collate non-financial payroll information re holidays, sickness, absence
*Administering benefits for employees, including liaising with benefit brokers and providers regarding scheme and membership changes. Acting as a point of contact for employee queries on benefits schemes and coverage.
*Administering benefits for employees, including liaising with benefit brokers and providers regarding scheme and membership changes. Acting as a point of contact for employee queries on benefits schemes and coverage.
*Administering benefits for employees, acting as a point of contact for employee queries on benefits schemes and coverage
*Arranging travel and accommodation as required
*Liaising with cleaning, and other, contractors as required
*Hr management - updating HR policies
*Recruitment management - liaising with agencies, setting up interviews, setting up new starters, resource management.
*Asset management - Ordering new assets, recording assets and audit
*Project Office - management of projects, setting up new projects, Harvest management.
*Setting up meeting rooms, booking meeting rooms
*Booking and organising staff events and quarterly meetings
*Supplier management

Elevation are keen to speak to candidates with the following skills and experiences:

*Experience in working in a similar assistant accountant role previously
*Ideally study either AAT or early stages CIMA
*You will have excellent levels of attention to detail and accuracy
*You will be proactive and have an outgoing personality
*A flexible attitude and approach to work is essential in this business

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on Finance positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959486452