Accounts Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Location: Ripon, North Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive based upon experience
Job type: Full time (Monday to Friday, 9:00-17:00) – 9-month contract

Executive Summary

This position requires a competent and experienced accounts clerk to work alongside the Head of Finance to provide ongoing business support. This is an excellent opportunity for an intelligent and organised individual looking for a role in a dynamic organisation. While this position is in place for 9 months – to cover the maternity period for an existing member of staff – should the candidate prove adept at this role, further employment opportunities may become available.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Credit Control and Debt Collection
  • Sales and Purchase Ledger Management
  • Reconciliation of Bank Accounts
  • Maintaining Sage Accounts Records
  • Weekly BACS Submissions
  • General Admin Duties

Skills and Qualifications

The desired candidate should be an experienced accounts clerk with proficiency in relevant areas:

  • AAT (or equivalent) Qualification
  • Experience using Sage
  • Good understanding of the Microsoft office suite
  • Strong communicator
  • Able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Numerate, methodical and organised
  • Excellent attention to detail


To apply please email with a covering letter, your salary requirements and CV.