Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £18,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    55229

My client is a leading manufacturing / retail business based in Leicester LE3.

Due to expansion, they now have a vacancy for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join the team.

To support the Finance Department and management team by processing finance transactions, and completing administrative duties for the company.

Key Responsibilities:

● Daily Purchase Ledger inbox checking, and processing of purchase invoices in multiple currencies using our cloud-based accounts software
● Preparing supplier payment runs
● Supplier statement reconciliation and query resolution
● Scanning and filing invoices and financial documents
● Preparation of sales invoices using data from the company’s bespoke system, and progressing on to detailed sales reconciliations
● Bank reconciliations for multiple bank accounts in multiple currencies
● Preparing Monthly UK and EU VAT returns before the deadlines
● Other administrative duties as and when required

Experience / Qualifications:

● Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, VLOOKUPs and SUMIF formulas is essential
● Previous experience within a finance role
● Detail oriented
● Enthusiastic and willing to learn
● Good organisational skills
● Strong written and oral communication skills
● Adaptable to change as the business grows and expands

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