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Accounts Assistant

£20k - £24k

Accounts Assistant

Our client who are based in Harrogate are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a full time, permanent basis.

  • Harrogate

Description

Our client who are based in Harrogate are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a full time, permanent basis.

Due to growth in the organisation and new avenues of business they are looking for a full time Accounts Assistant to take responsibility for the day to day running of the finance function.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the sales and purchase ledgers
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts and the sales and purchase ledgers
  • Raising and processing sales and purchase invoices
  • Credit control
  • Following and using our accounting and database systems (Xero for accounts and a bespoke configuration of Salesforce for our database), taking ownership of the vital requirement to make sure that the organisation’s financial database and systems are accurately maintained, so that all activities that rely on this can function properly.
  • Working with and maintaining relevant spreadsheets
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Helping build and maintain strong working relationships with commercial customers, suppliers and other external parties
  • Supporting month end and year end processes, facilitating timely and accurate reporting of financial and management information

Person Specification

  • Enthusiastic, committed and a fast learner with previous experience of a busy environment (at least two years’ experience of similar work typically gained working as part of a finance team)
  • Happy to work in a role handling complexity and variety
  • Computer literate with an aptitude for numbers

Salary

Salary according to skills and experience up to £24,000.

Hours

This is a full-time permanent role based in Harrogate.  You would work 37.5 hours per week and be entitled to five weeks annual leave.

Interested? Email your CV to Emma at EM Recruiting TODAY!

 

To apply for this job email your details to emma@emrecruiting.co.uk.