Accounts Assistant- Maternity cover -fixed term

Basildon, Essex
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description: Accounts Assistant- MATERNITY COVER

Salary Banding: 18K-20K aims to become the biggest online retail shop which attracts its customers through its products and extremely low prices. We provide quality stylish clothing at a fixed low price and provide swift delivery and outstanding customer service.

Are you hardworking, energetic and efficient? We are currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our team in Basildon on an interim basis to cover maternity leave.

The ideal candidate should be flexible, passionate and looking for a stable opportunity with this role lasting for approximately 12 months, this will also encompass a period where we transition over to a new ERP system.

The Role:

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of accounts payable, reconciliations of purchase ledger statements and balance sheet accounts, double entry bookkeeping and the ability to deal with a high volume of purchase invoices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and posting general ledgers
  • Reconciliation of month end and suppliers statements
  • Data entry
  • Sending remittance of payment to suppliers
  • Preparing BACS payments for suppliers
  • Filing Invoices and statements individually for each supplier
  • Assisting with the Management / Year End Accounts
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Processing and reconciliation of petty cash payments in line with company policies


  • Ideally 1-2 years previous experience with accounts payable
  • Adequate knowledge and experience with Sage Accounts would be advantageous
  • A competent user of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent analytical and mathematics skills
  • A 'can do’ attitude
  • A strong command of the English language both written and verbal
  • Organized with a flexible approach, ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines


  • AAT or Part ACCA or CIMA qualified would be advantageous

If this sounds like the role for you please apply today