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Accounts Assistant

Based in Scarborough


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Castle Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for a self-motivated Accounts Assistant to provide the finance and office support for an expanding food business based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Castle Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for a self-motivated Accounts Assistant to provide the finance and office support for an expanding food business based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. This exciting role of Accounts Assistant will encompass the following;

  • Working in a fast paced environment
  • Responsibility for managing payroll including, P45, P11d, pension and statutory payments
  • General ledger – coding, matching, posting, payment runs
  • Processing Expenses and managing petty cash
  • Sales Ledger – Including ensuring that accounts are operated within agreed terms
  • Responsibility for the Weekly and Month end management accounts process
  • Prepare journals
  • Daily bank transaction postings and reconciliations
  • Preparing online banking payments as required
  • Maintaining accounts information and providing data analysis
  • Prepare year-end information
  • General administration, fielding queries via phone and email
  • Organising logistics requirements for the business
  • Liaising with external suppliers 
  • Supporting one direct report 

The Company:

  • As a successful Accounts Assistant you will be working for a well-established and successful business that continues to see steady growth
  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director
  • The business is easily accessible from Scarborough and the surrounding area

The Candidate:

The successful Accounts Assistant will have:

  • AAT Level 4 or above; or be qualified by equivalent relevant experience
  • Previous experience of working as the main contact for finance
  • Excellent Computer and technology skills including MS Office; particularly strong Excel skills
  • Be familiar with Xero accounting software
  • Strong organisational skills with an eye for accuracy and detail
  • Confident communication skills with a professional telephone manner to deal with customers and suppliers
  • Willingness and flexibility to support wider tasks arising within a small team
  • Be a real team player with the desire to further develop skills as the business continues to grow

The Benefits:

  • Opportunity to join a very successful growing business that values the importance of good staff and traditional values
  • Full time permanent position working Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm with 30mins for lunch
  • Reward - £19,000 - £24,000p.a. depending upon experience

About us:

CASTLE has been established for 50 years providing expert recruitment solutions to the local and wider Yorkshire areas, we have offices in Scarborough and York with over 20 specialised staff building trusted partnerships with their clients and candidates. We run a Refer a Friend scheme with shopping voucher rewards for you when they are placed in work – so please recommend a friend to us!

CONTACT:  Louise Scott or Rebecca Rowley on 01723 365432 or email louise@castle-employment.co.uk or rebecca.rowley@castle-employment.co.uk

To provide you with an idea of timescales, we will contact successful candidates within 7 days. Unfortunately, we will be unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants personally, so would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the role and for taking the time to submit an application. Unless you ask us not to, we will add your details to our confidential data network so that we can contact you should any other suitable positions arise in the future.

Between £19,000 and £24,000 Per Annum
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Closing Date:
20th February 2018
Castle Employment Agency Ltd.
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