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Entry Level Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Pontefract

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19000 - £21000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Gibson

  • Contact email:

    rebecca.gibson@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BG/2976_1654874816

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-10

  • Consultant:

    Rebecca Gibson



Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an Entry Level Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis.

Our client are a successful, growing business based on the outskirts of Pontefract who due to recent growth are looking to expand their team.

This is a newly created position and is an excellent opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on their high levels of staff retention and offer a clear support and development programme for the successful candidate.

The client are very flexible and will consider Accountancy and Finance Graduates with some practical experience or candidates who have some experience in transactional finance who are looking to develop and progress. Full study support will be offered for the right person.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

-Processing of purchase invoices and dealing with the payment runs.
-Dealing with suppliers and queries.
-Recording and tracking of budgetary information in line with company guidelines.
-Assisting with nominal ledger including processing journals and month-end adjustments.
-Performing some balance sheet reconciliations and VAT returns.
-Assisting with accruals.
-Responsible for tracking and logging all costs to assist with the VAT process.
-Preparing and balancing of weekly and monthly bank reconciliations and daily banking.
-Foreign currency and transaction analysis.
-Reconciling bank statements.
-Amending invoices and creating credit notes and assisting with some basic credit duties.
-Assisting with some additional month end duties as and when required.

You will:-

-Ideally be a recent Finance Graduate or have 1-2 years' experience in a transactional finance role.
-Have strong IT skills and will have an understanding of Excel and will be able to pick it up quickly.
-Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.
-Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.
-Be able to work within a fast paced, deadline orientated environment.

Benefits:-

-Rare opportunity for someone with limited finance exposure to join a company that will offer great progression and exposure over time.
-Study support
-Hybrid working
-Free onsite parking
-Fun and supportive working environment

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.