Part Time Accounts Assistant - South Leeds - up to 20 hours

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Part Time Accounts Assistant to join an established service based business based within Leeds City Centre. The ideal candidate will be looking for up to 20 hours hours per week with some flexibility needed around busy periods. Flexible hours can be offered, however the successful candidate must be able to commit to working the hours over five days a week. Due to a recent restructure this is a newly created position that will report into the Accounts Manager. You will join a developed, knowledgeable yet small finance team and as such will gain start to finish experience of the sales ledger and accounts payable 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 sales ledger and purchase ledger process, this includes;

-Processing up to 2000 purchase invoices and credit notes per month.
-Matching and coding purchase invoices.
-Processing sales invoices and coding them correctly.
-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.
-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 within both sales ledger and accounts payable.
-Be able to prioritise your workload and work to strict deadlines.
-Be confident with the full sales ledger and purchase ledger process from start to finish.
-Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Experience of working within a small finance team is preferable but not essential.
-Ideally have used Sageline 50 and will pick up new systems quickly.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.