Accounts and Payroll Assistant, Ripon (16849)

£20,000 - £22,000 Published: August 29, 2018 (26 days ago)


The purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive support to both the Payroll and Accounts function in an accurate and timely manner. Within the role, you will:

  • Pay supplier invoices within agreed time frames and with the approval of the MD
  • Support the payroll function in the administration of weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Issue delivery notes and invoices to customers
  • Consistently monitor and review debt levels ensuring outstanding debts are chased
  • Deal with Sales and Purchase Ledger enquiries in a timely manner
  • Set up new clients and suppliers on the relevant systems
  • Conduct a weekly reconciliation of bank accounts and report any anomalies
  • Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
  • Reconcile customer queries in relation to invoices issued or received
  • Respond to and resolve customer, client and employee enquiries
  • Manage and maintain an accurate and logical filing system
  • Keep the company up to date with new legislation that relates to VAT, accounts and payroll

Skills required

  • You will work with confidential information and must be able to work in a discreet and professional manner
  • You must possess a good working knowledge of Sage 50
  • You must be honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to communicate with individuals at all levels
  • Ability to work to prioritise and work to strict deadlines without compromising accuracy
  • IT literate and competent in Microsoft packages
  • Experience within an accounts and/or payroll environment is essential
  • You must take a flexible approach to work and be prepared to work additional hours during busy periods.

Working hours are 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. Free parking available on site.


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