VACANCY: Accounts assistant/bookkeeper wanted

Accounts Assistant, Bookkeeper

• Leyburn, North Yorkshire
• Office based with homeworking
• Client facing
• Part time / flexible hours

SJW Business Solutions has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper to join the team. We are a growing and reputable, solution-led business based in Leyburn, North Yorkshire providing Accountancy Services and an Outsourced Finance Office Service to a variety of small businesses.

SJW Business Solutions is a Xero Accounting Software, Gold Champion Partner which is a reflection of the team’s passion to help businesses have more time and work smarter.

The successful candidate must have at least 4 years Accounting experience

Key responsibilities:

• Bookkeeping duties.
• Developing a good relationship and understanding of clients.
• Processing supplier invoices and employee expenses.
• Reconciling supplier statements.
• Liaising with suppliers and query resolution.
• Processing of sales invoices and payments.
• Bank reconciliation.
• Reconciling customer accounts.
• Liaising with customers to ensure prompt payment of invoices and query resolution.
• Monitor credit limits and payment terms for customers.
• Periodically prepare sales ledger reports highlighting any overdue accounts or
outstanding payments.
• Updating and maintaining customer contact details
• Assisting with month-end and year-end accounting procedures
• Accurate maintenance of financial records and documentation


• Demonstrable knowledge of Accounting, VAT and PAYE
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Self discipline
• Knowledge of Xero, SAGE, IRIS or Quickbooks
• AAT level with over 4 years’ experience working in accounts
• Credit control experience desirable
• Positive attitude, team player, and willingness to learn and adapt

If you are a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you.

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