Accounts Assistant

Location
Leeds
Salary
£13750 - £16000 per annum
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Ref
00068318
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This IT specialist is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to be responsible for the day to day running of finance functions; including processing invoices alongside the Purchase Ledger Clerk, assisting the Credit Controller and Management Accountant.

Development will be provided and external training in the AAT qualification will be provided.

Key Tasks

The Accounts assistant performs:-

- Preparing sign off of purchase ledger invoices
- Coding of purchase ledger invoices
- Posting of purchase ledger invoices
- Statement reconciliation
- Email queries
- Provide accounting and clerical support to the Finance department
- Dealing with internal and external queries
- Supporting the Credit Controller and Management Accountant
- Liaising with staff at all levels

Key Skills:

- Good working knowledge of MS Office
- Desire to train and move forward in accountancy
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to work within a busy Finance team and independently
- Ability to bring new ideas to implement more efficient processes

Desired skills and abilities:

- Ability to manage and work within multiple mixed teams concurrently
- Keen focus on accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with suppliers/customers, quickly gaining their trust and respect
- Integrity and calmness under pressure
- Good understanding of Excel
- Good commercial acumen and all-round business awareness

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

- Desirable qualifications - AAT Level 2-3
- Good understanding and working knowledge of SAGE

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