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Accounts Assistant

Location: Gateshead

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169174

A fast-growing North East procurement business is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join them. This is a business that has grown quickly from a small business a few years ago, to a global, thriving business today. Excellent benefits and progression opportunities are available (i.e. bonus, majority of December paid off work, company paid breaks, clear progression plan in place, etc).


Day-to-day (not limited to):

  • To support the finance team with various finance activities

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Cashbook

  • Assisting in the cost analysis of the monthly management accounts for various entities within agreed timescales as set out within the team’s objectives

  • Assisting in monthly balance sheet reconciliations and resolution of any issues

  • Assisting in processing and submission of UK and Maltese quarterly VAT returns

  • Purchase ledger invoice processing

  • Assisting with external auditors

  • Petty cash reconciliation

  • Carry out any other duties as may reasonably be requested


  • Minimum AAT Level 3

  • Experience of working in a busy finance environment

  • Excellent excel skills

  • Flexible mindset and can-do attitude

  • Resilient

  • Self-starter

  • Hard working