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Accounts Technician

Fixed Term - Maternity Cover | Based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire | Salary £18,000 - £22,000

Virtual College has been one of the UK’s leading providers of online learning for over twenty years and has delivered training to over 2 million learners. Our vision is to achieve "20 million online learners by 2020" and having a workforce who embrace our values is integral to our success. We are looking for a self-motivated and pro-active Accounts Technician to join our existing Accounts department on a fixed term basis for approximately 6 months.

As an Accounts Technician you will report to the Financial Accountant, carrying out the day to day running of the Company accounts.

Key Accounts Technician duties:

  • Being the first point of contact for both internal and external accounts queries
  • Complete all administration of sales and purchase ledger processes
  • Daily processing of bank statement, including allocating payments and receipts
  • Producing month end income reports online and pro-forma sales
  • Ensure the team meets moth end deadlines involving invoice runs and management accounts completion
  • Calculate commission and maintain records on third party commissions
  • Assist with the preparation of VAT returns, including partial exemption calculation, EC sales lists and MOSS
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks as required by the Financial Accountant

Key Skills/Experience:

  • AAT qualified or working towards qualification
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Previous administrative and accounts experience
  • Good knowledge of accounting and booking keeping
  • Experience using accounting systems such as Sage or TAS
  • Excellent MS Excel experience

So if you are looking to join a friendly accounts department and possess the skills to match the requirements of the role, then we would love to hear from you.

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If you would like to apply for this vacancy then please send your CV and covering letter to Human Resources – Please state clearly where you saw the position advertised.

Closing Date: 28th February 2017

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