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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Rotherham
  • Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Hybrid Working and Study Support
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Clerical Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 February 2023
  • Job Ref: LEK38574_1673522592
Sharp Consultancy are pleased to be working in partnership with an independent, fast-growing SME based in Rotherham, with a vision for expansion and further growth as a result of new business acquisition in 2022. This business operate across 12 sites in the UK and employ over 200 employees and counting.

They are looking to bring back to the currently outsourced finance functions. Hence, they are looking for a driven and ambitious Accounts Assistant to join their finance team function at their Rotherham Head Office location. This role will be reporting into the recently acquired Financial Controller, and Management Accountant.

The location is S65, so is easily commutable from various South Yorkshire and surrounding locations, via major transport links including the M1 and M18.

Key responsibilities of this role include, but not exclusive to:
* Processing purchase invoices, reconciling and matching delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders.
* Processing sales and cash receipts, reconciling amounts and investigating any decrepencies that my occur.
* Allocating purchase and sales payments to ensure accurate ledgers.
* Setting up new and maintaining existing supplier accounts.
* Preparing supplier payments by BACs, getting them ready for authorisation.
* Monthly supplier statement reconciliations
* Bank reconciliations
* Dealing with queries

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
* Currently studying AAT or similar accounting qualification / has a desire and ambition to begin relevant AAT or accountancy studies.
* Recent experience of working as part of a finance team.
* Good IT knowledge, especially of accountancy software (such as Excel, Xero/Lightyear)
* Recent bookkeeping experience
* Strong communication skills
* Excellent telephone manner
* The ability to work alone and as part of a team
* Highly organised and efficient
* Excellent time keeping

The perfect candidate for this role would be someone who is currently studying, or has a desire or ambition to study AAT or similar accountancy qualification, and is looking for a role that will build on their current finance experience, joining a business where there will be lots of opportunity for growth and development in the future. If this role is something you would be interested in, please apply at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

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.