Accounts Administrator - South Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £16000 - £19000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an Accounts Administrator to join a long standing, instantly recognisable business based within the South Leeds area. This newly created role reports into the Finance Manager and the role will be around 40% finance focused, supporting on the sales ledger side and with any additional ad-hoc duties.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that really rewards its employees with a superb working environment and scope for career development. This is an exciting time to join a fast growing, developing business where the successful candidate will be able to get involved with the development of the team and their current processes and procedures.

This role would ideally suit someone who has had some exposure to an accounts role even if it is fairly minimal. However candidates who have a strong administrative/ customer service background will also be considered as long as they have excellent attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to work towards strict deadlines.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

-Assisting the sales ledger department in the processing and allocating of files.
- Processing a high volume of reconciliations and ensuring the ledger balances.
-Supporting on the production of relevant reports.
-Dealing with customer queries.
-Performing bank reconciliations.
-Amending sales invoices as and when required.
-Ensuring that all items are reconciled for the month end process.
-Monitoring sales orders when required.
-Chasing overdue accounts.
-Contacting customers when required.
- Having a hands on approach within all areas of the business, supporting on the sales side when required.

You will:-

-Have previous experience of working within a finance team ideally or solid experience within an administrative or customer service based role.
-Have strong IT and Excel skills.
-Have strong attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines.
-Have the ability to reconcile accounts and be able to work within a fast paced, high volume environment.
-Be happy to get involved in all areas of the business within an administrative capacity and will have a hands on approach.

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough on 07900738647.

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.