Accounts Assistant (2 days a week – Fixed Term Contract)

Recruiter
Lucy Walker Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant (2 days a week – Fixed Term Contract)

Location: South Manchester, M22

Salary: £18,000 - £19,000 (Pro-rata)

Hours: 09:00-17:00 (Monday and Tuesday)

We are working with a fantastic client who are an internationally renowned firm that provide comprehensive and intelligent advice on financial management and discretionary management support. They are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant who will report to the Branch Accountant and will be responsible for delivering effective and timely accounts support throughout the office. Your main duties in this role will include the daily processing of key accounts functions such as cash, bank, purchase ledger and sales ledger. Other responsibilities include:

* Daily posting and allocation of bank transactions and bank statement reconciliation.
* Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
* Preparing statutory accounts.
* Daily registering and allocation of purchase invoices and liaising with management.
* Calculating and inspecting payments, amounts and records to ensure they are correct.
* Managing incoming and outgoing daily mail and answering any queries.
* Controlling credit and chasing debt.
* Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.
* Day to day credit control

In order to be considered for the Accounts Assistant role, you must promote a professional and positive attitude and ensure that you adhere to the high standards within all aspects of the business. You must also have:

* Previous experience of working in a similar role.
* High attention to detail and accuracy
* SAGE experience is essential
* Competent with the Microsoft Office Packages – In particular, Excel
* A proactive and process-driven approach.
* Good levels of numeracy and literacy.
* Hard working and productive
* Drivers are preferred due to location.

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 7 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for

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