Accounts Assistant - Six Month Contract

Accounts Assistant - Six Month Contract

Job Title: Accounts Assistant - Six Month Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 14982/001_1547026012
Contact Name: Natalie Moyles
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2019 09:26

Job Description

My client a well established SME business based on the Leeds side of Harrogate are looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant on a six month fixed term contract basis. There is a strong possibility this role will go permanent.

Duties involved in the role;

  • Chasing overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescales
  • Managing supplier invoices on a daily basis, ensuring reconciliation with purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Distributing supplier invoices for internal authorisation
  • Identifying costings and process supplier and sales invoices via our Pegasus accounting system
  • Monitor and review outstanding invoices with prompt resolution of any queries
  • Ensure our CRM system is continually updated
  • Answer supplier and customer phone queries and provide resolutions
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Process BACS payments through internet banking
  • Reconciliation of purchase ledger to general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Processing and administration of internal expense claims

Key skills required for the role include:

  • Previous experience of working within a finance department
  • AAT qualified, or qualified by experience
  • Analytical, with a keen eye for detail
  • Customer focused with excellent communication skills
  • Organised and methodical, with ability to multi-task and prioritise own workload
  • Computer Literate, with experience of MS Office
  • Intermediate level Excel would be advantageous, together with previous experience of accounting software
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn

Remuneration package;

  • Salary package; £22,000-£25,000
  • 6 months with a possibility of a permenent role
  • 25 day holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free on site parking
  • Hours 8.30am-5pm, Mon- Fri