Accounts Assistant – Gateshead


Job Type
11 Jul 2018

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Job Description

We are currently working an exclusive basis for the recruitment of an Accounts Assistant. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join an exciting and forward thinking company in a newly created position.

Job Title: Finance Administrator

Salary: £18-21K depending on experience.

Responsible to: Finance Director

Purpose of Job/Key objectives

Support the Finance Manager in recording and retrieving financial details, including maintaining financial records, processing payments, cash handling and salaries.

Role of the Finance Team

Provide a complete finance service to the whole of the company, addressing all issues of a finance nature and providing all relevant information to meet external demands. These services may include, but are not limited to, any of the following:

  • Budget setting,
  • Reporting and control,
  • Income management,
  • Financial reporting to external bodies,
  • Annual accounts preparation,
  • Debt management.


Principal Duties/Tasks and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Support the Finance Manager by inputting into sales and purchase ledgers from source documents including Purchase and Sales invoices, Cheques, Bank Statements and Online Payment sources
  • Input accounting data into the accounting system with speed and accuracy
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Payment runs – Ensure swift payment of invoices
  • Credit Control – Ensure debts are collected efficiently and effectively
  • Assist with Payroll
  • Resolution of finance related queries
  • Assist with end of year preparation and procedures
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role

This company is easily accessible by bus and Metro.

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time and Perm. Salary: £15,000 - £20,000.

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