Accounts Assistant

  • £24000 per annum
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Posted: 22/07/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V40102838

Job Details


ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT – Up to £24,000 p/a – Stoke-on-Trent (Hybrid working)

Sheridan Maine are delighted to be working with a progressive, reputable company in the Stoke-on-Trent area. They are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their team.

The Role:
This is an extremely rounded role for someone comfortable with high-volume datasets and an eye for detail. Some of the main responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Purchase Ledger Administration (e.g., coding and posting of invoices onto the system, conducting payment runs, maintaining an efficient recording and filing system).
  • 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
  • Maintenance of Society Petty Cash

The Person:
They are looking for a highly experienced individual who can come in and really hit the ground running and help the rest of the team. Other necessities that the successful candidate will possess include:  
  • Fully AAT Qualified (Essential)
  • Proficient on MS Excel (Pivot tables, SUMIFs, VLOOKUPS etc)
  • Experience with bank reconciliations
  • Numerate and analytically minded, with attention to detail
  • Financial services background desirable but not essential

The role also offer the flexibility of a hybrid working arrangement, flexible hours and personal progression and development opportunities with a friendly team and positive working environment.

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