Trainee Accounts Assistant

Trainee Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Trainee Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14936/001_1544620010
Contact Name: Natalie Moyles
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 12, 2018 13:06

Job Description

My client a leading, successful business based in Huddersfield is looking to hire a Trainee Accounts Assistant in their head office. The role will involve undertaking transactional processes in line with policy and defined working procedures and will provide exposure to all areas of Finance as well as the various activities of the Group.

Duties involve;

  • To process daily procurement fee commission payments to members
  • To promptly deal with procurement fee related queries via telephone and email
  • Processing direct debit membership collections
  • Allocating sales invoices to sales receipts
  • Proactively monitoring invoice collections and chasing member debts
  • Posting receipts to SAGE to support bank reconciliations
  • Processing supplier payments and dealing with supplier queries via telephone and email
  • Processing invoices within Concur
  • System extracts and uploads to support timely supplier payments
  • Keeping the ledgers clean including requesting and reconciling supplier statements
  • Making Group credit card transactions and carrying out weekly reconciliation
  • Posting payments to SAGE to support bank reconciliations
  • Supporting month end related processes including intercompany invoicing and journals
  • Supporting bank recs by posting payments and receipts to reconcile the cashbook
  • To post journals including but not exclusive to prepayment and accruals
  • To prepare company specific purchase payments
  • To reconcile and post petty cash journals
  • Supporting individual Management Accountants with month end, forecasting and budget processes as required


  • A-levels or equivalent
  • Raw graduate looking for accounts expereince
  • Experience of an office environment or an accounts administrative background
  • Individuals who are studying their AAT and looking for an office based accounts role will be considered
  • Good numeracy, IT and systems skills (must be proficient with formulas, pivots and Excel's capabilities)
  • SAGE 200 and Concur experience desirable

Remuneration package:

  • Salary £18,000-£20,000
  • 37.5 hours
  • Free parking
  • Pension