Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £23000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

Gleeson Recruitment Group are partnering with an international manufacturing firm based in Wolverhampton, who are actively looking for an adaptable Accounts Assistant to join their established team on a permanent basis including a salary of up to £23000 PA.

The successful Accounts Assistant will be reporting directly to the Accounting Manager and will play a key part in purchase ledger, cashbook, expenses/nominal ledger/month end routines, alongside assisting the wider finance team when required.
This role provides a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious graduate or experienced Accounts Assistant looking for growth prospects within a successful business looking to expand.

Accounts Assistant key responsibilities:

  • Purchase ledger activities, such as but not limited to; processing and checking invoices daily, generating payment runs, dealing with supplier call and email queries, updating purchase ledger register log and issuing to relevant departments, supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Daily update of cash book transactions from bank statements
  • Nominal ledger/month end routines and close off
  • Contract transfers
  • Accruals and prepayments, including GRNI & Goods Inspection reports
  • Checking and posting expenses claims on a weekly basis, ensuring all expenses are authorised and queries dealt with in a timely manner
  • Organised filing of finance documentation
  • Monthly preparation of overhead transactional analysis
  • Assisting the cost engineer with orders and invoice requirement for customer submissions
  • Ensure all monthly cut-offs are met for month end for all of the above

Essential experience for the role:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer accounting software systems
  • Experienced in processing and maintaining entries in accounts payable and general ledgers
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent level of numeracy and strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised and able to use own initiative with a motivation to complete tasks
  • Good IT literacy skills, proficient in MS Excel

We will respond to successful applications within 7 days of receipt, however if you require any more details please feel free to get in touch with the designated recruiter.

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