Accounts Assistant - Harrogate & Ripon (HG)

Accountancy - Non Qualified
Ref: 246 Date Posted: Tuesday 29 Sep 2020
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Optimum Recruitment Group are recruiting exclusively for a growth business based in Harrogate who are looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant. We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join the team, the role will be responsible for the smooth running of the monthly transactional finances alongside monthly reconciliations and reporting on projects. A cutting edge business which will highlight the skill-set of a self starting individual, this role will provide a broad range of exposure for the successful candidate.

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the transactional finance function
  • The accurate processing of month end reconciliations
  • Ownership of the purchase and sales ledger
  • Ensuring the expenses and reports are kept accurate and up to date
  • Supporting with the monthly reporting process
  • Liaising with project leads to provide integral finance support
  • Manage the daily cash flow and monetary movement monitoring process for all bank accounts
  • Actively participate in the preparation for the annual external audit
  • Process VAT returns

The successful candidate will be:

  • AAT part-qualified and actively studying
  • Confident user of Excel and a wide systems understanding would be advantageous
  • A confident self-starter, able to work in their own capacity and take responsibility for their workload
  • Confident of working closely with project leads and other stakeholders
  • Prior experience in a similar accounts position would be advantageous
Salary up to c£25-26k plus benefits