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Accounts Assistant - Central Leeds

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO36612_1620740739
Working as part of a small Finance team and reporting ultimately to the Finance Manager and Junior Accountant you will play a key role in all aspects of the finance function with a view to long term progression and development alongside your studies.

The main duties of the role are to include:

*To oversee and ensure the smooth running of the purchase and sales ledger function
*Investigate unallocated cash and ensure a clean purchase ledger
*Respond to purchase ledger supplier queries and investigate the problem working with the Finance Admin to identify solutions
*Liaise with suppliers and customers and be the main point of contact to resolve queries
*Manipulation of data in Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables and V-Lookups)
*Undertake monthly balance sheet/bank reconciliations
*Assist in preparing monthly management accounts in accordance with deadlines agreed
*Undertake credit control and resolve customer queries, ensuring cash received in a timely and accurate manner
*Check and process staff expenses

The ideal individual with have the following skills and experience:

*Previous fully rounded Accounts Assistant experience
*The role would suit candidates studying in the latter stages of AAT (level 3 / 4)
*Experience with SAGE line 50 or similar
*Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with people at all level
*A highly-motivated individual with a can-do approach to work and the ability to get the job done in the required timescales and looking for long term progression
*Excellent team working skills with the ability to develop good positive working relations with the finance team

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.