Jobs at Accent

Bookkeeper/Administrator – Full Time / Permanent Position - Immediate start available

Salary: £10 per hour - (pro rata) DOE

Hours: Full Time /Permanent - flexible working days/hours considered for the right candidate

Benefits: 21 days holiday + bank holidays, Pension scheme

Location: Leeds

Closing date: Sunday 15th March

Accent Clothing is one of UK’s leading independent fashion retailers based in the heart of Leeds City Centre, established since 1984 we are still a family run business employing around 30 staff.

We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated bookkeeper and administrator, with excellent telephone manner, to join our diverse and friendly team. You will be responsible for all the companies' accounts, the wages and the day to day finances of the business. You will manage both your, and your assistant’s, time effectively and liaise with all suppliers in a friendly and professional manner.

Duties Include:

·         Maintain Sales/Purchases & Nominal Ledgers using SAGE software

·         Complete, check and submit VAT returns to HMRC

·         Manage all aspects of Payroll and all relevant HMRC Submissions

·         Deal with suppliers/creditors in professional and friendly manner via the telephone and by email

·         Manage Assistant’s workload and duties effectively

·         Make Bacs payments and Supplier payments

·         Reconcile Bank, credit cards and petty cash

·         Formulate monthly management P&L accounts.

·         Maintain long term and short-term cash flow forecast reports

·         Prepare year end journals and liaise with external accountants.

The Ideal Candidate:

·         Excellent bookkeeping skills, with attention to detail

·         Excellent telephone manner

·         Bookkeeping: 3 years (minimum)

·         Sage 50: 2 years (minimum)

·         AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) / ICB Bookkeeping (Preferred)

·         Computer skills – essential packages: Word: Excel: Sage 50:

·         Payroll Manager preferred but similar payroll package accepted.

·         Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise

·         It is vital you can liaise with suppliers and have previous experience of doing so


If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today with your CV and a covering letter!

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IMPORTANT: Please include a contact telephone number and an email address as all responses will be by either phone or e mail.