Accounts Assistant

Collett & Sons Ltd
13 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Collett & Sons Ltd have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join their growing team based in Halifax.

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Halifax

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Job Type: Full Time, 35 Hours per week.

Collett & Sons Ltd is a successful family owned Company. It has developed into a multimodal operator set within 4 divisions to reflect the diverse nature of the business and the clients it serves. The 4 integrated divisions allow a ‘One Stop Shop’ service:

Transport - Undertaking General transport, Freight Forwarding and Warehousing

Heavy Lift & Projects - Heavy transport, Lifting & Project management

Marine - Vessel Chartering operations, Port and Ships Agency service

Consulting - Undertaking Route surveying, site access studies & reporting

The Company specialise in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Heavy Engineering, Renewables and Civil & Infrastructure markets, transporting and moving difficult loads in the UK & Worldwide.
Operating from the 5 acre Head Office site in Halifax, the company has an additional 10 acre site in Goole, and a 3 acre site in Grangemouth.

As the Accounts Assistant you will be working as part of the Finance/Accounts team at the Halifax Head Office.

Accounts Assistant – Responsibilities:

- Dealing with Purchase ledger – Entering Invoices, Matching, Coding, etc.

- Assisting initially with the wages and payroll but quickly leading to covering all the wages and payroll function.

- General office duties such as Filing, scanning, dealing with the post and taking phone calls and general enquiries

- General ad hoc duties in the Accounts department.

- Creating spreadsheets, generating reports, reconciliations, and general accounting tasks.

- The candidate will initially be responsible in assisting the accounts department staff in various capacities, and then developing the role to take responsibility for more of the department’s functions.

Accounts Assistant – Experience/Skills:

- Candidates will have had previous experience within a commercial accounts department. (Required)

- Previous experience with Payroll, Purchase and/or Sales ledgers would be a distinct advantage.

- They must be customer focused, commercially astute, numerically competent, and have an attention to detail.

- High level of Computer skill and competency

- Demonstrate ability to complete tasks, with attention to detail.

- Candidate will be expected to work as part of a team but be able to use their own initiative.

Accounts Assistant – You:

- Working as part of a small team you will need to be enthusiastic, flexible, willing to learn, and prepared to help out in all areas of the finance function.

As part of your application please provide details of your salary expectations.

To submit your CV for this Accounts Assistant opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now

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