Accounts Assistant



Job Description:
We are delighted to be working with a well renowned Sheffield based business who are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their friendly team on a 9-10 month Fixed Term Contract.

The successful candidate will report to the Assistant Management Accountant in an exciting and varied role which is key to producing accurate management accounts. The ideal candidate will possess the desire to be involved in all tasks across the Finance Department, be able to communicate effectively.

Support with the preparation of annual budgets and customer forecasts to strict timelines and standards.
Develop strong relationships with both operational managers and the customer.
Work with the Finance Manager to embed meaningful management information to support the development of opportunities and growth.
Reporting and monitoring of key performance indicators to support service delivery and contractual commitments.
Producing ad-hoc reports, costings and expenditure trend analysis as required.
– Raising customer invoices and checking any discrepancies to ledger postings
– Raising online purchase orders and ad hoc payment requests
– Providing analysis for Operational Heads regarding labour hours across departments and explaining variances
– Producing weekly KPI pack along with commentary
– Delivering accurate financial reports on a timely basis and work closely with operation to understand variances
– Providing support in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts

Candidate requirements:
– Previous experience in a similar role
– Ability to communicate effectively across departments
– Confident using Microsoft Excel
– Must be flexible and respond positively and accurately to internal and external customer requests.

– Hybrid working
– Generous annual leave allowance
– Online discount portal

If this role sounds of interest, or you would like any further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job Reference:

£25000 – £28000/annum Hybrid Working

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