Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eleanor Shanks

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    08/10/2019 11:38:38

Accounts Assistant

Search Consultancy is currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join a construction company power house in Leeds.

Salary: up to 23K
Position: Permanent
Hours: 9 - 5 (Mon - Fri)

* Annual bonus
* 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
* Contributory pension scheme
* Life assurance

The Role:

Principle accountabilities of the role include:
* Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department.
* To follow Purchase Ledger close down procedures, adhering to strict deadlines.
* To process both sub-contractor invoices and certifications (self-billing).
* To carry out and lead weekly and monthly payment runs.
* Process employee expenses.
* Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details.
* Carry out any other reasonable tasks in accordance with operational needs as requested by your managers.

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:

* Experience of working as an Account Clerk in a fast-paced environment with strict reporting deadlines.
* Experience of preparing and managing accounts.
* Experience in the COINS ERP system is desirable.
* Experience of working within construction or housebuilding is desirable.

Qualifications and Training
* GCSE Maths and English - Grade C or above (or equivalent)

Skills and Aptitude:

* Sound communication and listening skills.
* Good administration skills.
* Ability to work on your own as well as part of a team.
* IT literate, with intermediate skills in Excel and the ability to adapt to new systems.
* Confident communicating information to non-financial employees
* Proactive attitude to problem solving and willingness to undertake work of all levels.
* Committed to diversity and inclusion

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.