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Accounts Assistant

About the role

Due to continued success, a large hospitality chain based in Longbenton are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to work within their team on a permanent basis.

The opportunity:

This is a full-time role, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. This position offers the opportunity for hybrid and flexible working arrangements.

If you are proactive, detail-oriented and interested in Finance, then this is the perfect role for you!

You will be responsible for:

  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts, including prepayments and payroll nominals.

  • Posting weekly and monthly payroll journals.

  • Assisting with quarterly VAT returns.

  • Assisting with month-end tasks such as accruals etc.

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts.

  • Assisting with the year-end audit process.

You will be working within an experienced accounting department, providing you with the opportunity to develop your existing accounting abilities in a new setting. The culture of this team emphasises support and development. You will be joining a team of various backgrounds and ages.

Your skills will be centered around the ability to prioritise your workload, attention to detail, strong numeracy skills, professionalism and most importantly, teamwork. We are looking for a candidate with previous experience working in an accounting environment, with detailed knowledge of accounting procedures, processes and legislation. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Sage 200, but this will be taught. AAT support may be considered upon the completion of the probationary period.

What’s in it for you:

  • A salary ranging between £22,000 and £25,000

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

  • A paid extra day off for your birthday.

  • 50% off food in any of the chain’s inns.

  • £1 bed and breakfast in any of the chain’s inns during January, February and March.

  • 1/3 off room bookings all year round.

  • The opportunity for a hybrid work life with a balance between working in the office and at home.

We’re looking for people who are keen to propel their career in Finance, using their own initiative and drive.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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