Accounts Assistant

Search Consultancy
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A growing family run business are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant/Book Keeper to join their small yet thriving finance team in Gildersome. The successful applicant's duties will include:

  • Inputting purchase invoices/credit notes
  • Raising sales invoices/credit notes and issuing to clients along with POD's
  • Preparing and issuing payments to suppliers
  • Checking nominal analysis codes
  • Contacting customers and suppliers by telephone and letter
  • Dealing with customers in relation to credit control
  • Updating customer/supplier contacts on the database
  • Issuing monthly statements whether by email or letter
  • Dealing with general enquires relating to the accounts
  • Processing daily income and banking
  • Reconciling bank statements
  • Registering purchase invoices and advice notes and arranging clearance from the relevant department
  • Generating and dealing with HMRC VAT returns
  • Producing a monthly cash book and reconciling all accounts
  • Dealing with the accounts monthly and yearly period ends
  • Liaising with the external company accountant
  • Dealing with the weekly payroll which will involve preparing and running the payroll from beginning to end
  • Having an understanding of statutory regulations eg SMP, SSP
  • Dealing with HMRC with regards weekly RTI and monthly NI returns
  • Dealing with weekly pension submissions

The profile of candidate that we are looking for will include:

  • Experience in an accounts and payroll role
  • Good level of IT literacy including using Excel
  • Positive attitude and capable of taking ownership of tasks
  • Analytical and able to challenge existing processes to look for improvements
  • A formal accounting qualification would be desirable

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.