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Accounts Assistant

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Finance Clerk to join our Cashbook department at our Headquarters in Steeton (West Yorkshire, UK).

Reporting to the Cash Book Supervisor the purpose of the role is to ensure that all payments & receipts are posted quickly, efficiently and at the highest levels of accuracy

Standard Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours


Why work at Acorn? We can offer:

  • Induction and training programme
  • Investors in People award
  • Healthcare and pension provisions
  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent transport links to Leeds, Bradford, and Skipton
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Events
  • On site Canteen (Subsidised food)
  • Gym Membership discounts
  • Health & wellbeing programme

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience working in a finance or accounting role
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry
  • Experience of SAP ideal but not essential as full training is given
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing payments & receipts for the group of companies across several countries and in a number of currencies, including: banking cash and cheques, supplier payments ,customer refunds and reward vouchers, Direct Debit collections
  • Processing expenses claims
  • Reconciliation and coding of Credit Card returns
  • Reconciling bank statements
  • General administrative work such as filing, scanning, telephone calls and emails
  • Work in other functions in Finance as required to cover holidays & sickness

Salary Package

Salary: £22,500 - £25,000 (DOE)


    • Excellent Transport Links to Leeds, Bradford and Skipton
    • Free Parking
    • Healthcare Provision
    • Induction and Training Programme
    • In-house Canteen
    • Life Insurance Cover
    • On-going Coaching and Development
    • Pension Provision

About the Finance Department

Our Finance team takes responsibility for efficiently budgeting, planning, analyzing and managing the company’s money, ensuring payments are processed accurately, regulatory controls are in place, and working with the business to set future objectives. Opportunities within Finance include management accounts, ledgers, cashbook and credit control, providing the opportunity to develop new skills.

Working with Acorn Stairlifts

Employing around 1,500 people worldwide Acorn is the world's largest independent manufacturer and supplier of straight stairlifts, with sales in over 80 countries and offices on 4 continents. Acorn achieved the Investors in People award and continues to invest in its most valuable resource: its people.

Career Overview

Job Ref: Accounts Assistant

Posting Date: 03/04/2024

Closing Date: 31/05/2024

  • Acorn Stairlifts UK
  • Steeton, West Yorkshire
  • Full-Time
  • Finance
  • £22,500.00 - £25,000.00