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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18000 - £22000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Maz Williams

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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I am currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant on behalf of an excellent Client in Gateshead.

The successful Accounts Assistant will be AAT Level 3+ aswell as being a team player who is eager to develop and progress.

Key duties

Main duties:

  • Processing purchase invoices and creation of supplier payments.
  • Maintaining sales invoicing system to produce invoices and statements.
  • Credit control
  • Reconciliation of credit card statements.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Assistance with monthly management accounts including preparation of journals.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate submission of expenses for processing.
  • Assisting Finance team with gathering and analysing data for reporting purposes.
  • Setting up new customers, ensuring all documentation is completed correctly.
  • Organisation and filing of finance documents, including maintaining computer filing system.
  • Providing general admin support to the Finance department.
  • Dealing with internal and external sales and purchase ledger queries.
  • Maintenance of accurate accounting records for annual audit.
  • Assistance in the preparation of quarterly VAT returns

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience of working in a finance role.
  • Experience of Microsoft Excel.
  • Enthusiasm, positive approach and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Personal Qualities:

  • Desire to study towards an accountancy qualification.
  • Eager to develop and progress
  • Be diligent, with strong analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Well organised and process orientated
  • Team player with a collaborative approach and a positive, outgoing personality
  • Self-starter with strong self-management and time management skills

Benefits Package:

  • Birthday day off
  • Regular socials
  • Employee of the month
  • Pension scheme
  • Skills development
  • Progression opportunities
  • Employee bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work

If interested please contact Maz Williams at Sellick Partnership for more details.

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