Accounts Assistant FTC 12 months

23000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000/annum
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Contract type
Full time
The Client

Our client, a successful and growing company, based in Knaresborough require a full time Accounts Assistant to join their thriving team.

The Role

Working as part our Finance Team, under the leadership of the Financial Controller, the Finance Assistant will perform a variety of finance activities, including sales and purchase ledger along with weekly reporting on cash files and non–compliance.

This role would suit a capable Purchase Ledger Clerk with a desire to "do more" and is seeking a route through the profession.

For the right person, there is a real opportunity for growth and development as both the role and company evolve.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Managing the purchase ledger system, including purchase order control and compliance.

* Completion of weekly payments in liaison with our banking partner.

* Weekly production of non – compliance reports.

* Supporting the corporate team with asset ordering such as IT and telecommunications equipment.

* Production of weekly cash file.

* General support to the company's Financial Controller to ensure the smooth running of the department.

* Development opportunities include additional reporting on cash, analysis of spend, improvements in control and further development as a management accountant

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:

* AAT or stage 1 accountancy qualification is desirable but not essential.


* Solid understanding of P&L and associated processes.

* Experienced in purchase ledger.

* Experienced in Microsoft Excel.

Qualities & Attitude:

* Positive, self–motivated and able to work effectively without close supervision.

* Excellent communications skills.

* Strong work ethic for doing things the right way.

* Skilled in the use of IT equipment and common office products such as the Microsoft Office suite and email, including SharePoint, Dynamics and Excel.

The Offer

Full time hours 37.5 per week 8.30am until 5pm Monday to Friday

Competitive salary GBP23000 p/a

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