Accounts Assistant

Posted on 25th January 2018


Vortex is a thriving digital eCommerce agency in the heart of Leeds. Vortex is part of a group that encompasses three separate entities (all operating in the eCommerce sector) which the successful candidate will assist.

We are based on the Headrow Leeds in an open place office and also have another floor for recreational space. We are looking for a part time accounts assistant/ bookkeeper that could develop into a permanent role as the company grows.

We believe the role would be ideal for an ambitious newly qualified professional that is driven and wants to grow with the group and the position available.


The role will consist of;

  • Reconciling the bank accounts in Xero on a daily basis
  • Processing Purchase ledger invoices and liaising with Director to make supplier payments
  • Billing clients using our online payment systems (XERO/ GoCardless).
  • Credit control Chasing/reconciling payment from clients and resolution of client queries
  • Processing and posting company expense receipts into Xero
  • Processing of Employee Expenses
  • Communicating with clients and internal team members.
  • Production of the Management Accounts
  • Posting of Accruals and prepayments, and Salary journals
  • Recharging of shared intercompany costs
  • Basic Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting the Directors to produce an annual Budget
  • Assisting the Directors with Cash flow forecasting
  • Liaising with our external Accountants and assisting them with the collation of information for VAT Returns/Year end.
  • Other Ad-hoc project work to improvement financial processes within the company

Required skills;

  • Experience of Xero (preferable)
  • Experience of Excel (preferable)
  • 2 years industry experience minimum
  • Can communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Punctual, courteous and affable

About the opportunity;

  • Working from the Leeds office on the Headrow LS1 5JW
  • Flexible start and finish, it is an 8 hour day with one hour lunch. You may start anytime from 7:30 am – 9:30 am and finish from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.
  • Ability to take part in our company incentive scheme you can see the monthly activities on Facebook or Twitter search for #vortexincentive
  • Working in a fun and friendly working environment in a state-of-the-art two-floor office on Leeds’ Headrow.

Vortex is dedicated to promotion of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. We want to recruit outstanding people for our team on the basis of capability.

We make sure that all applicants are treated fairly throughout our recruitment process.

Employees who are involved in the selection and interviewing process will be fully aware of relevant legislation and the importance of avoiding discrimination.