Accounts Assistant (Bookkeeper) & Office Manager

Recruiter
The Development Network
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£30000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant & Office Manager 

Are you looking to join a fast paced, exciting and growing SME based in Chelmsford? Then look no further. 

The Development Network is one of the fastest growing SMEs in Essex and they`re looking for an ambitious Accounts Assistant and Office Manager to take responsibility for their book-keeping and make sure their business runs smoothly, as they continue to expand. They operate internationally, delivering business to business networking events, conferences and exhibitions. They specialise in the Defence and Passenger Ship sectors and are pushing forwards into new market verticals. 

They are committed to their people and want to provide you with an exciting career that allows you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the success and running of the business. They will offer financial support for you to pursue professional qualifications to enable you to progress and grow both professionally and personally. 

They want to be the best local employer that provides the best careers in Essex! 

Position: Accounts Assistant (Bookkeeper) & Office Manager 
Location: Chelmsford, Essex 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £30,000 per annum 
Benefits: include a generous pension scheme, where they contribute 5% of your basic salary. In addition to your 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, they also reward you with an extended paid break over the Christmas and New Year period. 

About the role: 

This is a full-time role with a good salary of £30,000 per annum. If the company hits its annual target, they`ll reward you with an additional bonus for your valued contribution to the team. 

The role would be varied in terms of responsibilities and will include purchase ledgers, bank reconciliations, payroll processing, sales ledgers, producing financial reports, managing tax responsibilities and dealing with accounts queries as required. Office responsibilities will include managing office facilities and equipment, organising venues, travel and meetings, welcoming guests and general administrative support. 

Your benefits would include a generous pension scheme, where they contribute 5% of your basic salary. In addition to your 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, they also reward you with an extended paid break over the Christmas and New Year period. 

They value team work and know the importance of enjoying your time in the office so they have an exciting schedule of team socials and company events. Will you be next year`s go-karting champion? 

They love to travel and look forward to seeing a new country and a new city. They want you to come with them and help them run their international events as well as taking in the sights. 

About you: 

They`re looking for a candidate who has previous experience in both finance and administration. You will need to be self-sufficient, pro-active, able to pick up new tasks and systems easily, and is dedicated to meeting deadlines. 

It would be ideal if you have experience with Xero accounting, as they`re just starting to use this software. They need you to be enthusiastic about the numbers! Your work will help them make the right strategic decisions for the growth of the company. 

They need your understanding and appreciation of their business operations so their project budgets are clear and correct and cashflow is managed responsibly. An eye for detail is, therefore, essential. 

You may have experience of the following: Accounts Assistant, Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Administration, Finance, Xero, Office Administrator, Management Accountant, Book-Keeping, Finance Assistant, Secretary, Book Keeper, Accounts Administrator, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications