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Accounts Assistant

up to £27k

Accounts Assistant

Our Harrogate client are currently looking to recruit a forward thinking and dynamic Accounts Assistant for their team.

  • Harrogate


Our client, a privately-owned real estate, investment and development group in Harrogate are currently looking to recruit a forward thinking and dynamic Accounts Assistant for their team.

Due to continued success, they have a new opening within the department to support the Finance Manager with the day to day running of the group finance function. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with 1 – 2 years experience in finance who is looking to grow and progress their career in a forward thinking and growing business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Purchase ledger management
  • Sales ledger management
  • Payment run preparation
  • Liaising with suppliers & clients by email and telephone
  • Payroll processing
  • CIS return preparation and issuing subsequent statements
  • VAT return preparation
  • Assistance in month-end reporting
  • Assistance with year-end processes
  • Play an active role in the setup & implementation of new systems and processes


Skills and Personal Qualities


  • Experience in a similar role such as Accounts Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Finance Assistant or Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Xero accounting software, desirable but not essential (training can be provided)
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to learn
  • The ambition to take on greater responsibility and study toward a professional qualification

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary of up to £27k
  • 25-days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata).
  • Bi-annual performance-based bonus scheme.
  • Birthday Leave.
  • Cycle to Work.
  • Further Education Support.
  • Personal Development & Training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Professional Subscription Fees.
  • Social Events.

Hours can be Monday – Thursday 7am – 6pm or Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm.

Interested? Email your CV to Emma at EM Recruiting today to apply!

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