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Finance / Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Free parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 23 April 2023
  • Job Ref: LCO38978_1679670704
Working as part of a small finance team based in North Leeds you will take responsibility all elements of the transactional finance function along with other areas of finance as and when needed.

The main duties of the role are to include:

* Control of the purchase and sales ledgers, including the reconciliation of supplier accounts and generating payment runs
* Checking and entering purchase & sales invoice
* Chasing customer debts and other credit control duties
* Manage the finance inbox & reply to emails
* Weekly bank reconciliations
* Posting journals
* Check and process credit card receipts
* Dealing with phone calls/queries
* Assisting with monthly management accounts production
* Assisting with VAT reporting
* To perform any other duties which from time to time may be required to ensure the smooth running of the finance department.

The ideal individual with have the following skills and experience:

* Previous Accounts experience including excellent numeracy and literacy skills
* Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and to complete a job to a high standard maintaining accuracy
* Effective time management and organisational skills to prioritise tasks when under pressure to meet tight deadlines
* Experience of using Microsoft packages such as word, Excel, VLOOKUP and Outlook
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team, and on your own initiative
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills including handling telephone queries and dealing with email enquiries professionally
* Ability to adhere to all standard processes

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.