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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: York
  • Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + 22 days holiday, pension, healthcare
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 13 October 2021
  • Job Ref: RWE00037052_1631546683
An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful travel business at their head office based in York. This is a newly created position as an Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for posting high volume of payments, reconciling supplier accounts, processing supplier invoices and transactions, and ensuring that transactions are updated on customer reservation. The role requires a level of query resolution and problem solving and includes a significant amount of Excel work including volume lookups and matching.

The role will mainly support US business as part of a central finance services team based in the UK.

Reporting to the Management Accountant duties and responsibilities will include:

*Ensure that credit card payments are processed in accordance with the accounting timetable.
*Carry out the month end accounting procedures efficiently ensuring accounting records are up to date.
*Manage key supplier accounts and be the main contact point for account queries, dealing with invoicing queries in an effective and timely manner.
*Manage process of transferring payments to new reservations as required.
*Process other transactions onto system and ensure they are allocated onto system in a timely and accurate basis.
*Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are carried out accurately and on a timely basis.
*Supporting the UK management accountant and local US team.
*Suggesting process improvements to enhance performance and efficiency.
*Ad hoc finance administration and any non-routine payment processing.

Ideally you will have:

*Very strong Excel skills with the ability to manipulate data, carry out V Look Ups and macros.
*A solid accounting background in Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable.
*The ability to communicate well with various contacts within the business to ensure allocation are correctly posted.
*Previous experience of dealing with high volume and complex postings

This role forms part of a small team this position may be required to complete additional duties to meet the needs of the business.
The incumbent may also undertake or be involved in ad hoc projects as and when required.
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 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.