Accounts Assistant

01 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Contract Type

In order to cover a period of maternity on a Fixed Term Contract basis, Kingston Recruitment are currently looking to source an experienced Accounts Assistant to support our clients financial processes.

Key responsibilities will include:

Purchase Ledger

Maintaining purchase order registers

Matching purchase orders to invoices

Obtaining authorising signatures on invoices

Nominal and Departmental coding

Posting invoices to Sage purchase ledger

Reconciling monthly statements and dealing with any queries relating to the ledgers


Experience in cash handling and banking routines

Balancing cash on a daily basis and maintaining the cash book

Controlling and reconciling petty cash

Reconciling bank statements


Recording and balancing sales ledgers

Any other ad-hoc duties as required


Good basic accounting skills

Prior experience in Sage accounting

Experience in Sage payroll systems would be an advantage

Experience in Xero accounting system would be an advantage

Understanding the importance of confidential or sensitive information

Good IT skills (including use of Microsoft Excel and Word)

Time management and organisational skills in order to prioritise workloads

Capacity to work under pressure and to deadlines

Ability to work well within a team and under own initiative

Full-time Monday - Friday 9.00.a.m. - 5.00.p.m.

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* Kingston Recruitment Ltd is one of the longest established privately owned agencies in East Yorkshire, established in 1985.

* REC Qualified Team of Experts with a combined experience of over 120 years!

* Suppliers to the leading organisations in the area from internationals to SME's, plus the public sector including Local Government and the medical profession.

* Specialises in Commercial, Manufacturing and Technical Recruitment with the flexibility to recruit across all other sectors

* Permanent jobs, temporary jobs, plus fixed term contracts always available.

* A long history of delivering an honest and transparent recruitment service across the Humber region.

* A place where people matter.

* This vacancy is being advertised by Kingston Recruitment on behalf of our client. The services advertised by Kingston Recruitment are those of an Employment Business or Employment Agency.

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