Accounts Assistant

Randstad Uk
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
29 Oct 2020
31 Oct 2020
Job role
A growing business located just outside Leeds city centre has a newly created role for an Accounts Assistant to join the team and report to the Finance Manager.

The business operates in a niche sector and has multiple offices across the North of England. Steady growth over the last 5 years is forecast to continue and needs to be supported with investment in the finance team.

The Accounts Assistant role is a great opportunity for someone looking for a career opportunity that will give them the foundation needed to progress into a Finance Manager position once they qualify.

Duties of the Accounts Assistant include:

*Supporting month end processes and VAT returns

*Processing sales and purchase invoices

*Daily and monthly bank reconciliations

*Resolving invoice and supplier queries

*Preparing monthly and quarterly client account statements

*Monitoring bad debt and actioning recovery processes where necessary

*Supplier management including rate negotiations

We're looking for someone who is actively studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification, and ideally who is mid-way through their AAT studies with the commitment to progress on to CIMA or ACCA. You will need at least 12 months general finance experience, specifically with supporting the production of monthly management accounts and good transactional finance skills including purchase ledger and credit control. Intermediate to advanced Excel skills are required, as well as the ability to reconcile statements accurately and investigate discrepancies.

The business is looking for a reliable, attentive and positive individual who is capable of managing their own workload and who has a genuine commitment to a career in finance.

The role will give you a rare opportunity to be a key member of a growing businesses finance team with exposure to a broad range of duties that will be invaluable as you progress with your studies. Full study support is on offer along with a generous benefits package.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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