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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Onsite parking + Career Progression
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Sharp Consultancy is a leading recruitment agency that specialises in finance and accountancy roles. We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join a growing business based in Leeds and support our clients with their purchase ledger and sales ledger activities, as well as progressing onto high revel responsibilities. The business has a subsidiary project which is working well, providing more work to ensure the growth continues.

The candidate's responsibilities include:

* Processing invoices and payments for purchase ledger
* Reconciling supplier statements and resolving queries
* Maintaining the sales ledger and chasing outstanding debts
* Assisting with month-end and year-end closing procedures
* Supporting the financial accountant with ad hoc tasks and projects

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

* Previous experience in a similar role, with an interest in the fashion/clothing industry
* AAT qualification or equivalent, or working towards one
* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
* Demonstrate the ability to work as a key team player, whilst also showing the initiative to work effectively independently
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Proficiency in MS Excel and accounting software
* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online or contact us for more information. Sharp Consultancy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.