Junior Accounts Assistant

RWS Group
Buckinghamshire, UK
24 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Accounts Assistant

The RWS Group is the leading provider of high-quality translation, intellectual property and language support services with its Head Office in Chalfont St Peter and offices worldwide. The HO accounts team covers all aspects of finance and supports various companies and locations.

Position: Accounts Assistant
Location: Head Office - Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 09.00 to 17.30
Salary: £18k per annum
Benefits: include 22 days' holiday (rising with length of service), 4% contributory pension scheme, life assurance, annual season ticket loan scheme, private medical insurance, discounted gym membership, a Cycle2Work scheme and free shuttle bus from Gerrards Cross train station.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our busy billing team on a full-time basis.

No experience is necessary but we will be looking for a self-motivated, flexible individual who works well under pressure and has a keen eye for detail. You will need to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and work well on your own initiative as well as part of a team.

You also need to be able to prioritise your work efficiently and multi-task to meet team deadlines. In return we will offer you the opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced, busy team and will support you in furthering your studies in a finance-related qualification, e.g. AAT.


- Processing paperwork to ensure required outputs are ready for inspection and dispatch.
- Raising invoices in our accounting system (Agresso).
- Dispatching invoices internally and to external clients.
- Assisting the team in pricing certain jobs using our specialist cost manual.
- Helping prepare reports used internally.
- General admin support.
- Other ad hoc support for wider accounts team as and when required.

About you:

- Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
- Good organisational and time management skills.
- Strong level of verbal and written communication skills.
- Good IT skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word.
- A high level of attention to detail.

You may have experience of the following: Junior Accounts Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Junior Accounting Assistant, Accounting Assistant, Microsoft Office, Accounts Officer, Finance, Invoicing, Reconciliation, School Leaver, Junior etc.

Ref: 88689

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