Accounts Assistant – Gateshead


Job Type
4 Jun 2018

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a manufacturing company based in Gateshead. This will be a busy but rewarding role assisting right through to management accounts. The salary is £24,000 per annum.

Hours – Monday – Thursday 08.00-4.30 / 8.00 – 2.30 Friday

Primary Role:

Administer and perform the daily treasury activities of the company in a timely manner ensuring compliance to company procedures.  Provide accounts information to the sales department when needed and provide account KPI to the Managing Director as required.  Undertaking any other duties as required for your job role in line with the needs of the business.

Job Function and Description:

  • Management of client / supplier invoices Microsoft NAV (Navison), including credit control and accounts on stop
  • Supplier Management
  • Banking/ bank reconciliation
  • Management of debtors and creditors
  • Issuance of cheques for payment
  • Production of Management Accounts
  • Credit Card reconciliation
  • Control of petty cash
  • Pension co-ordination
  • Accruals & Journals
  • Dealing with audits
  • HMRC tasks; EEC Sales/ VAT return/ Corporation Tax/ P35 return/ P11D
  • Financial reporting,
  • Monthly KPI’s
  • Contract renewals for utilities
  • Archiving and filing


Skills/ Experience

  • Experience in NAV (Navision)
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • AAT Qualified desirable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational ability
  • Discretion with confidential information
  • Good team worker with a flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work effectively to tight deadlines, confident, conscientious and detail conscious
  • Must be able to be very self-sufficient and innovative
  • Demonstrate drive and enthusiasm and be self-motivated
  • Willing to learn and expand the role
  • Must have proficiency with various software applications programs including Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Previous experience in a similar role


Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time and Perm. Salary: £20,000 - £25,000. Job expires in Endless.

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