Accounts Assistant

Location: Sheffield, S9

Salary: £21,000

Reference: 7279

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Description

Sue Ross Recruitment are working with a highly successful and established international engineering company in the recruitment of an Accounts Assistant.

Working closely with the Financial Controller, this is a varied and involved role that will include the following responsibilities:

  • Accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records;
  • Process, record and control accounts payable financial transactions, invoices and expenses;
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner;
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies;
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas;
  • Respond to queries from other departments, external suppliers and customers;
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable);
  • Enter data into computer system using defined computer programs (SAP);

Required Experience:

  • 5 GCSE’s Grade 4-9 or equivalent (Maths & English essential)
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures is desirable
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and / or financial reports
  • Excellent Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite & SAP advantageous

 Knowledge and Skills:

  • Finance apprenticeship / AAT Level 2 desirable
  • Proven time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills to interact successfully at all levels
  • First-class customer service skills and in possession of excellent relationship management techniques
  • Good attention to detail and excellent accuracy
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to performing filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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