Senior Accounts Assistant

Role: Senior Accounts Assistant


Location: Euroway Industrial Estate (Office based)


Hours: Monday - Friday (Full Time)


Salary: up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience


Start date: ASAP


Benefits: Free parking, Private Medical, Life Assurance, Pension



Are you an experienced Finance candidate with the ability to ensure the smooth and efficient running of day to day operations within finance? Do you have experience of Credit Control and Payroll processes along with covering all other general areas of finance?



If so, we have an excellent opportunity to join an established engineering company based on the Euroway Industrial estate on a full-time permanent basis. The role will be office based.




Key duties:




  • Credit control duties, setting up payment dates with clients and chasing overdue invoices

  • Dealing with customer queries, raising credits as required

  • Liaising with internal teams to release orders after payments have been received or a payment plan negotiated

  • Overseeing overdue debts by issuing aged debts and running report

  • Set up new customer accounts giving the correct information

  • Credit checks and setting limits for clients accordingly

  • Daily invoicing from picking lists ensuring all items are invoiced / credited using the correct template

  • Raising monthly invoices and carrying out monthly and year end bank reconciliations

  • Update customer special discounts annually per item / item group

  • Updating all cash books in excel from bank statement daily to balance with closing balance

  • Responsible for day to day Petty Cash

  • Posting and allocating monies received and paid, to sales ledger, purchase ledger or post direct to P&L Nominal Ledger

  • Assist in the procurement of currency and post payment transfers balancing cross postings by using the correct exchange loss/gains

  • Match received supplier invoices with supplier delivery notes from the booking in file to ensure receipt of goods / services

  • Issue credit card statements and ensure monthly expenses are completed with receipts attached

  • Chase all outstanding supplier delivery notes for missing invoices at month end

  • Carry out weekly international payments via Bankline

  • Assist with any supplier statement reconciliations quarterly and at year end as and when necessary

  • Supporting with payroll and gathering overtime

  • Assist with the preparation of annual stock take

  • Assist with creation of the YE balance sheet and external audit



Skills and experience required




  • AAT Qualification would be beneficial

  • Previous experience within a similar environment is essential

  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel (Pivot Tables, V Lookups) skills are essential

  • Previous experience of using accounting softwares

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential


The location would suit applicants who live in Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds and surrounding areas.


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