Financial Accountant/ Bookkeeper

Financial Accountant/ Bookkeeper

  • Location

    Willenhall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jess Brannigan

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting an established SME manufacturing firm, with a longstanding customer based, with recruiting a Financial Accountant/ Bookkeeper to work in a small team based at their Willenhall site. The business has recently been acquired and are now part of a larger group, providing high quality solutions.

This is an exciting position for someone to get involved with the day-to-day accounting tasks, as well as strategic and commercial decision making.

Depending on experience, the successful applicant can expect a salary of up to £30,000 per annum.

Financial Accountant/ Bookkeeper duties:

  • Processing supplier invoices against purchase orders and receipts
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Accounts against supplier statements
  • Weekly/ monthly supplier payment runs
  • Daily billing run
  • Reconciliation of customer accounts and accurate payment allocation
  • Credit Control- issuing statements and cash allocation
  • Daily/ weekly/ month bank reconciliations
  • Payroll data input
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Adhoc reporting


  • Experience in Accounts, Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger
  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - to communicate effectively with customers, external contacts and staff in all areas of the business
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Outlook
  • Previous Sage accounting software experience preferred but not essential
  • Ability to work with deadlines and able to prioritise

Personal Attributes:

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing working requirements
  • Organised and methodical
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Passion to learn and develop in their role
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confident and willing to work to a high calibre
  • Able to multi-task

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