Finance Assistant

one to one recruitment
Leeds, UK
22 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working in partnership with James Hare in Leeds to help them recruit an experienced, part time, permanent Finance Assistant to work alongside external accountants to control the day to day accountancy functions of the business; this includes bookkeeping and the maintenance of the purchase ledger processes and systems.

James Hare are a very well established (1865), family-run company based in Leeds city centre and is Britain's leading silk specialist. It is still owned and run by the Hare family, producing luxury textiles for the demanding world of fashion and interiors. Firm favourites with leading designers and decorators, James Hare luxurious fabrics are famous worldwide.

As the Part - time Finance Assistant you will also be responsible for the following:

* Matching, checking, scanning and posting all purchase invoices onto the computerised accounting system

* Preparing and running BACS payments

* Calculating VAT payments

* Resolving discrepancies and queries with suppliers

* Liaising with external accountant to provide all information for monthly, quarterly and annual accounts

The successful Part - time Finance Assistant will have previous experience in a similar role and enjoy working autonomously. If you have an interest in this exciting industry (interior fashion/ fabrics & design) that will be advantageous, but not essential.

You will also have the following:

* Purchase ledger experience

* Educated up to College level

* Deadline orientated

* High attention to detail

* Have the ability to prioritise, excellent organisational skills and the confidence to challenge

You should be switched on and reliable, personable and approachable, with the desire to help push this company onwards and upwards into the future.

Salary circa £25K FTE

Hours - 20-32 hours/week

Benefits include; 20 days holiday (pro rat'd) plus BH (increases with service), contributory pension

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