Accounts Assistant - York Accountancy - Non Qualified Ref: 328 Date Posted: Monday 27 Jun 2022 Share Optimum Recruitment Group is currently working exclusively with a well established and growing business based in York, who are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis to join the team. The purpose of the role is to take full end to end responsibility for the purchase ledger (which will be approximately 80% of the role) along with other accounts assistant duties. The role would suit an experienced accounts clerk with strong Excel skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: To accurately and efficiently process invoices into the accounting software. To accurately match, batch and code invoices. To seek authorisation for invoices processed in accordance with agreed authorisation levels. To process payment runs which would include supporting the prioritisation of payments to help manage cash-flow, service needs and payment terms. To identify those invoices which are exceptional or need escalating for payment or authorisation. Purchase Ledger query handling – communicating with suppliers and operational management as required. Carry out statement and bank reconciliations. Maintain the company cashbooks. To assist in month end duties, including accruals, prepayments and collection of information. You must: Be numerate with excellent attention to detail and be used to working within a purchase ledger processing role. Be a team player, self motivated, organised and methodical. Have outstanding communication skills. Salary between £23,000 - £25,000 plus benefits depending on skills and experience.