Accounts Assistant

Wolverley Village
16 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a fantastic opportunity working for a second generation, family run business as an accounts assistant. The position has become available for a full time accounts assistant to work in the finance department in the companies' head office.

The ideal candidate will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively manage various tasks and priorities, whilst maintaining a high level of attention to detail, due to working for multiple companies.

Responsibilities and Duties

The main duties of the accounts assistant would be to maintain the sales and purchase ledger to include -
  • Preparing and processing sales invoices
  • Processing receipts from customers
  • Matching, coding and processing purchase invoices
  • Supplier payments
  • Statement Reconciliation
  • Updating cashbooks
  • Company credit card reconciliation
  • VAT Returns
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Dealing with general enquiries from customers & suppliers
  • General administration duties within the finance department
Qualifications and Skills
  • The ideal candidate for the accounts assistant must have at least 3 years' experience in a similar role, be AAT qualified- equivalent to level 3.
  • Previous use and knowledge of Sage is essential for the role.
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Office especially excel and word.
  • The ability to quickly learn new software will be a benefit as the company uses a bespoke system for all sales.

  • The company offers 28 days holiday (Inc. bank holidays), company pension (if eligible) and car parking is available on site.
  • The role for the accounts assistant is an immediate start and will begin as a temporary role with the view to go permanent.

Working hours for the accounts assistant will be:
  • Monday-Friday 8.30-5.00pm with a 30 minute lunch.

If you have worked in one of the following sectors this position may be of interest; Accounts, Finance Departments, Financial Sectors, Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger.

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