Accounts Assistant - Harrogate

Sewell Wallis
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently working with a well known, established business within the Harrogate area that are looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant. This is a newly created role due to rapid growth and will report directly into the Management Accountant. This role will provide exposure to all aspects of accounts but will primarily focus upon maintaining the purchase ledger and cash flow process and ensuring that payments are received on time. This is a fast paced, high volume environment and would suit someone who is able to work towards deadlines and manage their own workload. The successful candidate will join a growing, reputable company and will be given full training and development.

The main duties of the role will be:-

-Assisting with the allocation of cash and reconciling the ledger
-Reconciling payments and identifying any errors and amending accordingly
- Matching, batching and coding purchase invoices
- First point of contact for all suppliers and related queries
- Assisting with and completing the payment run
- Supplier statement reconciliations
-Daily reconciliation of multiple bank accounts in accordance with FSA client money rules
-Carrying out daily cash reconciliations
-Setting up and processing direct debit payments
-Maintaining company credit cards and posting to 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
-Working through unmatched items within the bank reconciliation and liaising with the Cash Applications team
-Carrying out monthly bank reconciliations

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have an accounts background, ideally within a reconciliations/financial accounts position
-Be self motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment
-Have good Excel skills and pick up new systems quickly
-Have excellent organisational and communication skills

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough

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