Role details

Senior Accounts Assistant

Huddersfield   •   £23,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • On site parking and plush offices
  • Newly created role within an established finance department

About Our Client

This business is a long established market leader who works with a number of blue chip manufacturers. With a turnover of more than £1bn the company employs over 3000 staff and has offices in most of the European countries.

With plush Head Offices based in Huddersfield, the business are now recruiting for a Senior Accounts Assistant to join their finance team and report directly to the Financial Director.

Job Description

The role of Senior Accounts Assistant will include:

  • Sole maintenance of the purchase ledger processing of UK suppliers
  • Provide cover for the line manager, dealing with customer queries, collection of customer debts and other ad hoc work as it arises.
  • Registration and processing of purchase ledger invoices in multiple companies and currencies.
  • Ensure costs are posted to the correct accounts within the systems.
  • Escalate invoice queries to the appropriate staff member, both in the UK and abroad, following through to ensure invoices process correctly.
  • Producing payments to suppliers using the appropriate method of payment.
  • Deal with supplier payment queries and perform supplier reconciliations as part of a small team.
  • Carry out bank and cashbook reconciliations.
  • Assist in Accounts Receivable processing and credit control activity.
  • Monthly Intercompany clearing reconciliations.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of purchase ledger process from start to finish - Essential
  • Have experience of other areas of finance such as sales ledger, cashbook, reconciliations and payroll - Desirable
  • Have a good knowledge of MS Excel - Essential
  • Have an understanding of double entry accounting - Essential

What's on Offer

On site parking

Good company benefits package

Competitive salary

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