Junior Accounts Assistant - Harrogate Area

Sewell Wallis
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A profitable medium sized business is looking to appoint a Junior Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis.

This is a newly created role due to rapid growth and will report directly into the Finance Manager.

This role will provide full exposure to all aspects of accounts and would suit someone who is able to work towards deadlines and manage their own workload.
The successful candidate will join a well established reputable company and will be given full training and development.

Full study support will be provided for the successful candidate and this is a great opportunity to join a business where you will be given the opportunity to develop and progress.

You will be responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial management including:-

-Ensuring completion of purchase orders for all expenses.
-Ensuring all purchase orders have correct authority before goods are ordered.
-Invoice approvals, validations and adjustments.
-Inputting high volumes of purchase invoices onto the accounting system and updating the ledger.
-Reviewing ledger on a daily basis to ensure all balances are less than 7 days and to resolve any outstanding issues with relevant parties.
-Proactively chasing outstanding monies both via telephone and email and maintaining and developing relationships.
-Maintaining the sales ledger by issuing correct invoices within company timeframes and posting cheques and BACS accurately onto the ledger on a timely basis.
-Carrying out bank reconciliations.
-Assisting with payment runs and processing petty cash.

The ideal candidate will have:-

-All round accountancy experience within a similar role.
-Ideally have had exposure to Sage Line 50.
-Be self motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment working to deadlines.
-Excellent organisational and communication skills.
-Have a hands on approach.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.