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Finance Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lewis Walker

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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  • Consultant:

    Lewis Walker

Sewell Wallis recruitment are currently recruiting for a leading Sheffield based business who are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant for a 9 month fixed term contract. This position could potentially go permanent.

The right candidate will ideally have some Accounts or Bookkeeping experience and have good Microsoft Excel skills.

The role:

*Processing instructions from our internal clients accurately within the SLA's agreed.
*Banking cheques in a timely manner to reduce the risk of SRA breaches.
*Processing sales ledger invoices in a timely manner to reduce the risk of SRA breaches.
*Producing letters to send payments to clients and other parties.
*Reviewing instructions to make sure they are compliant.
*Providing a high level of customer service to our internal clients, providing guidance and support within instructions or general queries.
*Understanding the roles of colleagues in all areas of Financial Operations, recognising the end to end processing of transactions.
*Dealing with, or referring queries in a timely manner.
*Using judgement to escalate any issues appropriately to the Team Leader.


*General accounting or book keeping experience.
*Being able to work as part of a team, as well as working independently.
*Experience of working in an externally regulated environment.
*Being customer focused with excellent communication skills.
*Accuracy and attention to detail in your work.
*Excellent working knowledge of Excel and IT systems.

For more information please contact Lewis Walker

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.