Treasury Assistant - Dewsbury

  • Location:

    Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis are currently working exclusively with a well-established, growing manufacturing business based within the Dewsbury area in their search for a Treasury Assistant.

This is a newly created role due to business growth and will report directly into the Financial Controller. This is an exciting time to join a friendly and experienced finance team where the successful candidate will gain exposure to all aspects of a treasury/cashier based role.

The ideal candidate will have previous cash based/treasury experience as this role holds a lot of responsibility and should be able to work towards deadlines and manage their own workload. You will also be approachable, friendly and have a hands on approach and will be provided with a full training and support programme.

The main focus of the position will be to manage and report upon the companies cashflow process along with liaising with external bodies such as HMRC with regards to VAT. Therefore, excellent communication skills and accuracy are required. Travel will be required to another site so a driving license would be required.

The main duties of the role will include -

-Daily bank reconciliations and cash posting
-Daily recording of all cash received and updating the Credit Control Team and other areas of the finance team
-Maintaining contact with the bank and assisting with the cash flow forecast and updating it on a daily basis
-Producing and posting sales invoices
Issuing daily cash reports to senior finance team and other key stakeholders
-Processing creditor and ad hoc payments through the banking system, plus other regular payments such as wages, expenses and tax
-Producing journals for payments and updating the system
-Preparing, reconciling and submitting quarterly VAT returns
-Liaising with HMRC on VAT issues as required
-Reconciliation of relevant balance sheet accounts to the Sage system at month end.
-Maintaining company credit cards and expenses and posting to the ledger
-Refunding any overpayments and investigating and resolving all unidentified cash items.

The ideal candidate will -

-Have previous treasury/cashier/sales ledger type experience
-Be comfortable working within a fast paced, high volume, transaction based role
-Have experience of reconciliations and VAT practice and legislation
-Pick up new systems and new skills quickly
-Have excellent attention to detail and will be able to manage their own workload to achieve deadlines
-Have good knowledge of posting journals and reconciling balance sheet accounts.
-Have experience of Sage in a practical working environment however this isn't necessarily required

In return you will -

- Receive free onsite parking
- Have access to a great working environment and the option for some home working
- Receive a competitive salary and benefits package
- Join a well-respected company and will be able to develop on your current skill set

For further information 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.