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Accounts Assistant

Employer
Twinkl Educational Publishing
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Location Sheffield, UK, (office based) Annual Salary £20,000 FTE

Hours Full time Line Manager Emily Seaton

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to join a busy team, delivering work with direct financial and operational impact. Day to day, your main responsibilities include
  • Processing customer payments
  • Posting cheques and banking receipts
  • Responding to customer queries
  • Acting as a key contact between the Finance and Sales team
  • Processing credit card transactions
  • Other administrative tasks
You'll be a key member of the Finance team, also covering the Accounts Payable and Credit Control functions during holidays.

To succeed in the role, you will have
  • Strong numeracy and attention to detail, spotting mistakes as they arise
  • The ability to adapt, multi-task, and learn quickly in a fast paced and changing environment
  • A passion for spreadsheets, as we use excel and gsheets a lot
  • Great organisation skills - you'll need to be able to juggle lots of different tasks and work out what's really important, as you will have competing demands on your time
  • Brilliant communication skills, to help our customers with their queries and to enable you to establish strong working relationships with other Twinklees
  • A strong work ethic, take pride in what you do, and be ready to learn new skills
  • Positive working attitude
In this role, you will learn
  • The opportunity to develop your knowledge within a growing team
  • The opportunity to engage with the finance management of Twinkl, as well as internal (e.g. Schools & Cares teams) and external stakeholders (e.g. suppliers, banks)
  • Exposure to an entrepreneurial fast-growing business
You'll work with
  • Finance team - there are currently 8 of us, a small but well-connected team
  • Sales team - a lovely big team, they will be your other main contacts at Twinkl
RequirementsWe're interested in anyone who meets one, or a combination of the following
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of using Sage, Quickbooks, or another accounting software
  • Experience in using Excel
  • A degree in a relevant subject, AAT, or equivalent
  • Positive working attitude and enthusiasm towards learning new skills
Benefits In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities.

Here's a couple of the things that make Twinkl a great place to be
  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun and always put people before process.
  • Flexible working with opportunities to work from home.
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging - our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, People of Colour, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech and Working Parents.
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) - Our ever-evolving program includes Monthly progression reviews, Twinkl's Management Scheme, commercial awareness training, leadership coaching quads, career chats and mentoring.
  • Plus, Westfield Health, life insurance (after 2+ years service), 29 annual leave days per year (inc bank holidays) & company sick pay.
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