Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15666/001_1553186460
Contact Name: Natalie Moyles
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2019 16:41

Job Description

My client a successful growing organisation based in Wakefield is looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant. This role will be primarily be responsible for the purchase ledger function. Working alongside the other accounts assistant the role will also cover cash flow, bank reconciliations, and an overview of purchasing and sales ledger.

This is a varied role with great potential for someone just starting out on their accounting career. Working within a small team you will have exposure to the whole finance function and will include liaising with various colleagues across the business.

Responsibilities involve:

  • Matching, checking and coding purchase invoices daily for all group companies on the Sage 200 system
  • Ensuring that payments are added to cash flow in line with payment terms
  • Processing Staff Expenses
  • Setting up new supplier accounts & maintaining existing account details
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Filing Invoices & statements
  • Point of contact for all relevant enquiries
  • Assisting with payment runs
  • Ad-hoc finance duties


  • Sage 200 experience is desirable but not essential
  • Good Excel skills
  • 3-6 months experience of working in a similar role
  • Must be a self starter

Remuneration package:

  • Salary £18,000 -£22,000
  • Hours 37.5
  • Free on site parking
  • Full study support available