Part Time Accounts Assistant - Harrogate - 3 days

  • Location

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £23500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Part Time Accounts Assistant to join an established financial services business based within the centre of Harrogate. The ideal candidate will be looking for between 20 - 24 hours per week over three days with some flexibility needed around busy periods. Due to a recent restructure this is a newly created position that will report into the Finance Manager. You will join a developed, knowledgeable yet small finance team and as such will gain start to finish experience of the accounts payable and the reconciliations process. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive business that encourages employee development and training.

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the purchase ledger function this includes;

-Processing up to 1000 purchase invoices and credit notes per month.
-Matching and coding purchase invoices.
-Authorising supplier payments and prioritising supplier payments.
-Dealing with supplier queries and first point of contact over the telephone.
-Performing supplier statement reconciliations.
-Producing credit and debit notes.
-Allocating incoming payments to the ledger.
- Assisting with bank reconciliations.
-Maintaining relationships with both colleagues and clients.
-Processing expenses on a weekly basis.
-Assisting with the billing process and identifying any anomalies.
-Other ad-hoc tasks such as month end reporting and assisting within other areas of finance as and when required.

You will:

-Have previous experience of working within a finance team and will have strong accounts payable/purchase ledger skills.
-Be able to prioritise your workload and work to strict deadlines.
-Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Have experience of working within a small finance team, this is preferable but not essential.
- Have excellent IT skills and will pick up new skills and systems quickly.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk