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Finance Assistant

Job description

Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a well renowned business in Sheffield who are looking for a Finance Assistant to join their supportive team on a permanent full-time basis.

The successful candidate will play a key role within the Financial Reporting Team, assisting in a number of key areas across transactional finance.

Duties:
- Carry out daily banking, posting payments and receipts. This includes assessing bank levels and processing transfers between accounts.
- Carry out monthly bank reconciliations for two company divisions. This includes posting and reconciling the General Bank Account as well as cashbook posting and reconciling the second Bank Account.
- Assist with credit control and upload sales invoices to the sales ledger, whilst also assisting with some purchase invoices where required.
- Manage virtual credit card processing and authorisations, collating receipts of payments from virtual credit card users.
- Assist in wider areas across the Financial Reporting team as required on purchase ledger, commissions, processing refunds etc.
- Provide assistance with month end and quarter end tasks, including reconciliation of claims paid between bank and claims system, posting journals to the general ledger.
- Carry out tasks related to balance sheet including accruals, prepayments and fixed assets where required.

Candidate requirements:
- AAT Qualified or currently studying, or a degree in Accounting/Business
- Previous experience working in a similar finance/accounts role
- Confident using Microsoft Excel
- Ability to communicate effectively across departments.


Benefits:
- Flexible hybrid working (1 day per week in the office)

- Company Bonus

- 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

- Health and private medical insurance

- Free on site gym access and classes

- Retail discounts

- Generous pension contribution

If this role sounds of interest, or you would like any further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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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