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Accounts Assistant

Optimum Recruitment Group Ltd
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Optimum Recruitment Group is currently working exclusively with a well established and growing business based in Harrogate, who are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis to join the team.

The purpose of the role is to take full end to end responsibility for the purchase ledger (which will be approximately 80% of the role) along with other accounts assistant duties. The role would suit an experienced accounts clerk.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • To accurately and efficiently process invoices into the accounting software.
  • To accurately match, batch and code invoices.
  • To seek authorisation for invoices processed in accordance with agreed authorisation levels.
  • To process payment runs which would include supporting the prioritisation of payments to help manage cash-flow, service needs and payment terms.
  • To identify those invoices which are exceptional or need escalating for payment or authorisation.
  • Purchase Ledger query handling - communicating with suppliers and operational management as required.
  • Carry out statement and bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain the company cashbooks.
  • To assist in month end duties, including accruals, prepayments and collection of information.

You must:
  • Be numerate with excellent attention to detail and be used to working within a purchase ledger processing role.
  • Be a team player, self motivated, organised and methodical.
  • Have outstanding communication skills.

Salary between £23,000 - £26,000 plus benefits depending on skills and experience.
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