Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8494
  • Date Posted: 13 April 2022
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Wetherby, Leeds
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Circa (depending upon experience)
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator who is bright and enthusiastic with wide ranging financial experience in a fast-paced commercial environment is required for a well-established and growing company based in Wetherby, West Yorkshire.


SALARY: Circa £22,000 per annum (depending upon experience)

BENEFITS: Full Training and Support, Retention Bonus, Opportunity to Train, Grow and Develop, and a Friendly office environment.

LOCATION: Wetherby, West Yorkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator who is bright and enthusiastic with wide ranging financial experience in a fast-paced commercial environment.

Working as a Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator you will be reporting to the Financial Controller and will provide administrative support to ensure that the company maintains appropriate financial records and procedures and produces statutory accounts and reports on a timely basis, to the Managing Director, business owners and statutory bodies. 

As a Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator you will assist the Financial Controller with the day-to-day operation of the finance department and will be responsible for the administration of a range of financial tasks and duties, ensuring the efficient operation of the department and achieving the required targets in line with the Accounts Timetable.

As a successful candidate you will be someone who can maintain high levels of confidentiality with regard to sensitive company information and be a trusted member of the finance team, supporting the Financial Controller to ensure financial information is recorded and presented in a meaningful manner in support of the business plans and objectives, including maintaining financial records and assisting with budgetary controls.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your duties as a Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator will include:

  • Entering financial information into computerised accounting system (currently Pegasus Opera) and be responsible for the day-to-day financial processing activities relating to the purchase and sales ledgers
  • Assisting with monthly payroll
  • Balancing the petty cash system and report any anomalies Carrying out bank and credit card reconciliation, including paying funds into the bank
  • Managing debtors through effective credit control, producing monthly reports and data
  • Checking and reconciling courier accounts, investigating disputes and requesting credits
  • Checking and reconciling part orders and handling the related queries
  • Preparing, checking and organising the monthly payment run, in liaison with the Financial Controller and the Managing Director
  • Working alongside the Customer Service Department to allocate and process customer refunds and credits accurately (via Opera and Magento), ensuring the appropriate recording methods are used and the work is undertaken in a timely manner
  • Changing prices on the website and calculating new costs of stock to align with expected margins, in liaison with the Purchasing Department
  • Assisting with the collating of financial and monitoring information as may be required
  • Assisting the Financial Controller to ensure that the department runs efficiently and that all transactions are recorded and filed appropriately
  • Undertaking other duties as required by the Financial Controller and other departmental managers, including ad hoc customer service duties
  • Assisting the Financial Controller to maintain all personnel files/records



  • Minimum of GCSE English and Math A-C Level or equivalent
  • NVQ level 3 Finance or AAT or equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a finance department
  • Excellent IT skills and significant experience of Excel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Intermediate experience of Microsoft 365
  • Experience using computerised accounting systems
  • Skills in the interpretation and analysis of data
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, planning and prioritising tasks on own initiative
  • Commitment to work towards professional development
  • A friendly and approachable manner
  • Good communication, telephone and people skills
  • Enjoys being part of a team



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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