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Accounts Assistant - Leeds

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 24 April 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO36406_1616687830
Working as part of a small Finance team and reporting ultimately to the Finance Manager and Senior Accounts Assistants you will play a key role in all aspects of the finance function with a view to long term progression and development.

The main duties of the role are to include:

*Raising, checking and adjusting purchase orders
*Checking and processing purchase ledger items for approval
*Checking and processing employee / sub-contractor expenses
*Making and answering telephone calls / distributing messages
*Dealing with customer/supplier queries; Reconciling customer/supplier accounts
*Checking, processing and reconciling petty cash
*Processing and reconciling CIS reports/returns Issuing CIS statements to sub-contractors
*Assisting with VAT return calculations
*Assisting other team members and employees as required
*Other ad-hoc duties as required

The ideal individual with have the following skills and experience:

*Previous fully rounded Accounts Assistant experience, ideally in the construction sector (although not essential)
*Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with people at all level
*Attention to detail
*Sound working knowledge of Excel
*Ability to work both unsupervised and as part of a team
*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 development
*Excellent team working skills with the ability to develop good positive working relations with the finance team

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and already successful organisation at a very exciting time in their history, with an excellent support and development structure in place for long term growth in the 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.