Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Barnsley, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £27300 - £28300 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lewis Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lewis Walker

Sewell Wallis recruitment are delighted to be working with a Barnsley based business who are leaders within the Education industry. Due to expansion they are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis.

The role is working in a small team and offers great benefits and a competitive salary. Ideally you will be AAT fully qualified and previously managed payroll, purchase ledger, sales ledger and prepared management accounts.

. Managing end to end payroll on a monthly basis for between 75 - 100 employees.
. Management of purchase ledger process.
. Management of sales ledger process.
. Preparation of management accounts, including variance analysis and supporting journal postings.
. Assist with monthly budget monitoring.
. Manage month end payments to external agencies.
. Manage all year end requirements.
. Assist with all month and year end reconciliations.

Previous Experience/Knowledge;
. AAT fully qualified or studying level 4.
. End to end payroll experience including knowledge of; PAYE, NIC and statutory payments.
. Good understanding of accounting principles.
. Ability to analyse a range of financial data.
. Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
. Experience and knowledge of working a payroll system.

. Up to 34 days annual leave (including bank holidays).
. Competitive salary.
. 36 hour working week.
. Flexible working opportunities.
. Free on site parking.
. Excellent pension scheme offering 16.9%.

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.