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Accounts Payable Assistant

Job description

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Accounts Payable Assistant to join a well-established business based within the South Leeds area. This role reports directly into the Transactional Manager but will support the wider finance team. The ideal candidate will have some basic finance/accounts experience or will have worked within an office environment before.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a reputable company with a friendly and supportive finance team. You will be providing support to the wider finance team but primarily focusing upon the billing side ensuring timely and accurate invoicing and query resolution for customers.

You will also be responsible for the following:-

-Sorting, processing, and filing of supplier invoices and credit notes.
-Reconciling supplier statements and investigating unreconciled items.
-Processing customer invoices and credit notes accurately and efficiently.
-Working in conjunction with other departments to manage and resolve billing queries.
-Liaising with suppliers and our branches in an effective and timely manner, and build good working relationships.
-Process incoming funds and customer refunds
-Creating and processing BACS runs.
-Investigating and resolving debit balances on the creditor's ledger.
-Running system reports and actioning relevant procedures.
-Updating spreadsheets.
-Supporting other team members and providing absence cover where required.
-Project work and ad-hoc jobs as directed.

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have some basic accountancy experience or will have worked within an office environment before.
-Be self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working towards deadlines.
-Have excellent organisational and communication skills.
-Want to start a career in accountancy or finance and will be happy to learn and develop new skills.
-Have good Excel skills.

Benefits:-

-Free onsite parking.
-Onsite canteen.
-Opportunity to work with a friendly, supportive company who offer great long-term progression.

For more information 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.

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