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Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Harrogate

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Gibson

  • Contact email:

    rebecca.gibson@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BG/2036_1636549921

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-10

  • Consultant:

    Rebecca Gibson



A well- established, growing business based on the outskirts of Harrogate are looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis. This is a newly created role and will report directly into an approachable and down to earth Management Accountant. The successful candidate will join a team of three and will join a friendly, fun team where you will be able to make a real difference rather than be treated as a number. Full study support will be provided for the right candidate.

The role will support all areas of finance in the day to day operations and will be fast paced and ever changing. The position will ensure data is accurately and efficiently input, to enable accounts to be produced on a monthly basis for the client.

The role involves some analytical duties and will involve data entry work. It is an excellent opportunity for someone with some basic finance experience or an accounts graduate to get into a company where there is an opportunity to develop as the company are looking to offer study support for the role. The role will suit someone who has excellent attention to detail and accuracy and is able to think outside of the box and question data. Full training and support will be provided.
The role itself is easily accessible and commutable from both the Leeds and Harrogate areas and is close to train and bus links.

The main duties of the role will include:-

-Completing bank reconciliations
-Creating payment files
-Dealing with payments and identifying any anomalies or errors
-Collating and amending existing reports
-Uploading information
-Ensuring all processes and controls are adhered to at all times and ensuring all data is handled in a confidential way
-Creating and amending files
-Ensuring all amendments and changes are documented
-Assisting within other areas and carrying out additional duties as and when needed

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have some basic accountancy experience or be a accounts graduate and will understand reconciliations
-Be self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment and enjoy working towards deadlines
-Have good system skills and will be comfortable with Excel
-Have excellent organisational, communication skills and attention to detail
-Be happy to learn and develop new skills
-Have a hands on approach and be willing to support in other areas if needed

In return you will:-

-Receive study support
-Receive the rare opportunity to join a company that will invest in you and train you in a new industry if you don't have any experience
-Secure a competitive salary and free onsite parking
-Join a business that really like to develop their staff in a fun and supportive working environment

For more details please contact Becky Gibson

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.