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Accounts Assistant Job ref:

Type: Permanent

Salary: £25,000

Location: Near Pontefract


Our client is a global Manufacturing business who operate in the UK and internationally, they are highly regarded as a major player within their field of expertise along with being a great employer who truly value their people.

They now require someone the join their fast-paced finance team within an Accounts Assistant role. This would be to support the credit control and purchase ledger functions alongside further admin support for the broader finance team.

On offer is a generous remuneration package including a very generous company pension contribution, private medical cover, death in service and 33 days annual leave.


  • Process staff expense forms
  • Prepare creditor reconciliations
  • Assist in setting up new customers and ordering credit checks
  • Inputting and verifying customer price updates
  • Assist with the management of the finance inbox
  • Chasing suppliers for PO’s, printing off remittance advices and completing invoice and supplier statements
  • File all purchase invoices and credit notes
  • Process direct debit payments
  • Assist with month end reconciliations (GBP, EUR & USD)
  • Provide holiday cover for purchase ledger and credit control
  • Assist with the preparation of year end audit and tax schedules
  • Supporting the internal and external audits


  • A good standard of planning and organising, ensuring attention to detail.
  • Commercial awareness: able to put things into context in line with the operating environment you are working in.
  • Ability to focus on tasks/projects and see them through to completion.
  • Professional approach to work and open-minded in hearing the ideas of others.
  • Flexible and adaptable to ways of working depending on business need.
  • Time management: able to prioritise what matters the most whilst ensuring that promises made are delivered.

Please note Level 1 pre-employment screening checks are required for this role :-

  1. Basic Criminal Records Disclosure (DBS)
  2. Credit Check
  3. GlobeX / Adverse Media Check

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