Accounts Assistant

Salary/Rate:£23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Job type:Contract

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a fantastic client based in Wakefield, who are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their team ASAP to cover a maternity leave.

They are a lovely business with a warm and friendly culture, and a great finance team that is always eager to help each other. The business value themselves on being communal, diverse, empowering and celebrating each other!

This role is a 12 Month FTC on a 4 day work week basis with salary pro rata'd, as always with contracts there may be an opportunity to extend or go permanent.

To be considered:

  • You must be proficient within Xero.
  • Have 3 years+ experience within finance.
  • Be eager and willing to hit the ground running.
  • The role is on office based in order to support the finance manager and further team, you must be available immediately or with short notice.
  • Have an enhanced DBS on the update service.


  • Matching purchase orders to invoices.
  • Query resolution.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Input all invoices.
  • Check supplier statement to both the purchase and sales ledger.
  • Input accounting data into Xero with speed and accuracy.
  • Assist with payment runs.
  • Ad-hoc duties.


  • Great company to work for.
  • On site parking.
  • Sociable and friendly team.

 For more information please contact Suliman

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: SM/4806Post Date: 24.05.24

Meet Our Recruiter

Suliman Mahmood

Suliman Mahmood

Consultant | Temporary Transactional Finance

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