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Accounts Clerk

The Company

George Smith Ltd is a company synonymous with beautiful, traditional crafted, upholstered furniture. Every Sofa, Chair, Chaise and stool is lovingly made in their factory in the North East of England.

The process of hand-building the furniture uses traditional methods and materials passed on through the generations. Their commitment to service and quality sets George Smith aside from the competition in this niche market sector.

With sales showrooms in London, New York, Chicago and LA George Smith is a truly global brand furnishing the residential properties of the rich and famous as well as the iconic commercial establishments operating in the hospitality market.

The Role

Based at our manufacturing site in Cramlington, Northumberland and reporting to the Management Accountant.

You will be expected to have a good working knowledge of Purchase Ledger including processing purchases invoices via a P.O.P. system, processing payment run and posting payments to Purchase Ledger. Ensuring creditors are paid to terms and creditor reconciliations.

You will also have Sales Ledger experience including sales invoice generation and processing as well as processing payments made.

You will require a basic understanding of payroll to cover holidays, and other ad-hoc tasks such as data entry to company spreadsheets and petty cash administration.

The Person

Essential for this role, you must have broad based experience in all aspects of accounts areas. You shall be comfortable in a fast-moving office environment.

You will be motivated and able to use initiative and used to working deadlines. You must be able to use Excel to a reasonable standard.

We expect you to have a great work ethic and be able to work as be part of a team.


Should you feel you have what it takes to fill this challenging role then please apply in writing or e-mail with a current CV to Leela Nicholson, HR:


Address:          Leela Nicholson, HR Officer

                        George Smith Ltd.

                        Unit 5, Moorland Way

Nelson Park Industrial Estate


Northumberland NE23 1WE

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