Accounts Assistant - Treasury

United Kingdom
20000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
19 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently working with a well known, established business on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre that are looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant focused upon the treasury side on a 6 month contract.

This is a newly created role due to rapid growth and will report directly into the Financial Controller.

This role will provide exposure to all aspects of accounts but will primarily focus upon maintaining the sales ledger and cash flow process and ensuring that payments are received on time.

This is a fast paced, high volume environment and would suit someone who is able to work towards deadlines and manage their own workload.

The successful candidate will join a growing, reputable company and will be given full training and development.

The main duties of the role will be:-

-Assisting with the allocation of cash and reconciling the ledger
-Reconciling payments and identifying any errors and amending accordingly
-Carrying out daily cash reconciliations
-Setting up and processing direct debit payments
-Providing expense analysis and cash flow forecasting
-Maintaining company credit cards and posting to the ledger
-Reviewing ledger on a daily basis to ensure all balances are less than 7 days and to resolve any outstanding issues with relevant parties
-Carrying out monthly bank reconciliations

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have an accounts background, ideally within a Sales Ledger/cash based, treasury role
-Ideally have had exposure to SAP
-Be self motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment working to deadlines
-Have good Excel skills and pick new systems up quickly
-Have excellent organisational and communication skills

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers