Accounts Assistant Vacancy

Accounts Assistant Vacancy

Who we are

Newby Hall is a privately owned, diverse rural Estate situated on the banks of the River Ure in North Yorkshire. The Hall is a 17thcentury Grade 1 listed property set within 300ac of Historic Parkland.

The Hall and award-winning formal Gardens are open to the general public throughout the summer and attract circa 140,000 visitors per annum in addition to hosting a variety of outdoor shows and exhibitions. Out of season, the property continues to operate as a private residence.

The Estate also has a diverse property portfolio including farms, commercial offices, and residential dwellings, held under a number of entities principally in England.

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

To support the Finance Team in the running of a small but very busy office in a full range of book-keeping duties. Based between Ripon & Boroughbridge, own transport essential.

Previous use of SAGE 50 Cloud Accounts Professional and Microsoft office software is essential.

Working hours: 4 days per week

Salary and other benefits: Competitive salary, company pension, free onsite parking.

Key tasks / responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant to include:

Purchase Ledger

  • Code and input invoices on to system
  • Reconcile supplier accounts to monthly statements
  • Prepare lists for monthly e-payment runs (BACS), and ad-hoc payments

Sales Ledger

  • Prepare sales invoices using Sage.
  • Credit Control – liaising with customers over the telephone and/or by letter/email.

Bank Reconciliation

  • Carry out bank reconciliations using Sage
  • Reconcile Petty Cash records and post to Sage

Other Tasks

  • Integrate information from visitor software to Sage
  • Creating and Inputting journals to Sage

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be able to work in their own capacity and take responsibility for their workload. They will be self-motivated and confident, always open to new ideas and working practices. The candidate will be an excellent communicator and team player who can use their own initiative.

Key skills / experiences required for the Accounts Assistant

  • Will hold a full UK Driving Licence with daily access to their own transport (due to location).
  • Preferably they will have worked in a similar role / environment and be conversant with Sage 50 Cloud Accounts Professional.
  • Will be a proficient user of Microsoft Excel, Word and Teams.
  • Accounting – 5 years (required).

Please apply in writing with your CV to Mr John Hoddinott, The Estate Office, Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE or to admin@newbyhall.com

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