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Accounts Assistant

Lyons Recruitment
Hyde Park, Leeds, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Business & Opportunity:

Fantastic opportunity to join a fast-paced business who sell multiple products to the construction industry. With over 50 years experience, they are a market leading and award-winning family business, specialising in supplying a diverse range of door security solutions.

As part of their continued growth, they are looking for an Accounts Assistant who is keen to provide a high quality and proactive support to the wider business. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will assist with the day-to-day accounts, bookkeeping and general finance administration

This will best suit someone who already possesses experience of a broad accounts role within an SME.

Specific Requirement:

    Responsibility for all Sales Ledger related tasks.Providing regular credit control updates to the Finance Manager to ensure payments are made on time.Reconciliation of various bank statements leading to the processing of payments against customer accounts.Reconciliation of payments against online sales.Coordinating the receipt of all purchase invoices, checking and matching to purchase orders.Inputting purchase ledger information onto the in-house system and seeking approval for payment.Finalising all draft invoices.Processing expenses.Coordinating the company credit card administration process to ensure card holders business expenses are kept up to date and all receipts are matching to transactions.Checking all receipts for VAT and eligibility to reclaim tax.As the role progresses, helping with more senior level, management accounting related tsks.
Skills & Experience required:

    Previous experience in a finance role, ideally within an SME, Calm, thorough, enthusiastic and organised, with a proven ability to think on your feet.Love numbers, be methodical, and prioritise detail.Be bold enough to take on challenges and responsibilities. Flexible and adaptable, embracing change. Be proficient in the use of Excel because you will use it every day!For a more experienced candidate, basic knowledge of the trial balance, accruals and prepayments and journal adjustments would be useful, although not critical.
Whats on Offer:

    A salary in the region of £22,000-£25,000 dependent on experience.A great opportunity to work in a small, local business who can offer full training and an excellent working environment.Potential for future assistance with study support, e.g. AAT, CIMA, ACCA.Healthcare, Pension.Free on-Street parking next to their Leeds based offices, just 1 mile from the City centre, hence easily commutable from Leeds, Bradford and much of Yorkshire. Also accessible on public transport.25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
Next Steps:

Interviews are to be conducted imminently, hence you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience. N.B. Lyons Recruitment have been retained on an exclusive basis, hence any direct or other agency applications with be disregarded

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