Accounts Assistant *£26K - Full-time - Newcastle*

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Ready to embark on a thrilling journey in the heart of Newcastle's vibrant city centre? Look no further! Office Angels presents an exhilarating opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our client's dynamic team.

What Awaits You: In this role, you won't just be an Accounts Assistant; you'll be a financial maestro, orchestrating the business's financial functions with finesse. Working alongside industry experts, you'll be at the forefront, ensuring a seamless and efficient finance operation.

Working closely with, and under the supervision of the Finance Director and Head of Business and Administration, you will oversee the finance function of the business. In this small, yet very supportive and successful team, you will be responsible for the day to day operation, coordination and provision of the finance department. Providing comprehensive and accurate financial management information and business support service.

The successful candidate will have significant experience working in a finance setting, with working knowledge of sales and purchase ledger processes, ability to multi-task and use initiative and judgement. Must be a team player, with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and able to work to deadlines to ensure an efficient service is delivered. Previous experience of working in a similar role, within a finance team is essential!

The perks

  • Location: Newcastle city centre

  • Fully office based

  • Hours: Full-time, standard office hours 37.5, Monday - Friday

  • Salary: FTE circa £24K - £26K, depending on experience

  • Permanent contract

  • Benefits: 27 days holiday (pro-rota), Health and well being package, Christmas and general staff nights out, team incentives, progression opportunities, and a supportive and welcoming team!

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and provide daily financial management and business support services.

  • Collaborate with participants, internal, and external organisations for a high-quality financial service.

  • Produce detailed monthly financial reports and forecasts.

  • Contribute to the analysis and production of monthly reports.

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial information and support.

  • Assist in setting and maintaining budgets and reserves.

  • Participate in the monthly financial close down and Board Reports production.

  • Provide a monthly breakdown of financial management for monitoring purposes.

  • Participate in process and service audits as directed.

  • Conduct financial audits and data collection as needed.

  • Process and reimburse expenses claims.

  • Generate and issue invoices.

  • Manage new customer and supplier accounts.

  • Process and allocate incoming and outgoing payments.

  • Create and manage nominal code allocation in financial software.

  • Manage office petty cash float and ledger.

  • Raise business expense claims.

  • Reconcile incoming payments, maintaining accurate records.

  • Maintain credit control, compiling weekly debtor lists, issuing overdue letters, and reporting to the CEO.

  • Manage purchase ledger, including requesting quotations and reconciling supplier payments.

  • Reconcile all bank transactions using financial software.

  • Process quarterly VAT returns for submission to HMRC and the Board.

  • Participate in the management of company bank accounts.

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial information, correcting miscoded expenditures.

  • Responsible for purchasing equipment and supplies within agreed limits.

  • Contribute to the effective monthly close down by addressing identified journals.

Requirements for the Thrill:

  • Experience in financial management, budgeting, and reporting.

  • Proficient in accounting processes, invoicing, and financial planning.

  • Strong organisational and communication skills.

  • Ability to adapt to changing tasks and responsibilities within the role.

  • NVQ or AAT desirable.

Seize this exhilarating opportunity to elevate your career in finance! Apply today and become a key player in our client's success story.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Lori Holtham