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Accounts Assistant

  • £25000 - £28000 per annum
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Posted: 02/03/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387146859

Job Details

FANTASTIC NEW OPPORTUNITY – Accounts Assistant, £25,000-28,000 p/a DoE, Stoke-on-Trent (Hybrid working)

Sheridan Maine are delighted to be working with an excellent financial services organisation based in the Stoke-on-Trent area. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their growing finance function.

The Role:
The duties for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Purchase Ledger Administration:
  • Completion of daily interfacing routine and control account reconciliation, including standing order and branch & agency reconciliations.
  • Processing CHAPS, BACS & Faster Payments as required and posting of manual payments to the cash book
  • Assist the Management Accountant in the production of month end accounts, including accruals, prepayments & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Completion of daily and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare and submit statutory regulatory returns to external governing bodies
  • Treasury and cashflow monitoring
The Person:
The successful candidate will be someone who is lively and inquisitive in their communication style, happy to ask questions and get involved in the process aspect. Other requirements include:
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar finance and accountancy role
  • Intermediate excel skills e.g., VLOOKUPS, SUMIFs, pivot tables (these will be tested in the interview process)
  • A strong understanding of double entry accounting and debits and credits
  • Willingness to learn and develop further
  • Strong communicator

The Benefits:
A really forward-thinking employer who offers the following benefits:
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays + your birthday + a life event day (moving house, wedding etc)
  • Hybrid working
  • Medicash scheme and more
A fantastic opportunity for a wide variety of finance and accountancy professionals. Don’t hesitate to find out more!