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Accounts Assistant

Employer
Howett Thorpe
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An excellent opportunity has become available for an Accounts Assistant to join a market leading business services organisation who are currently going through a period on continued growth and want to have the right resources in place for when the Government restrictions lift further.

Reference no: HT13792

Accounts Assistant - About the role

The main focus of the role initailly will be chasing outstanding debt and agreeing payment plans. The role will then evolve into a all-round Accounts Assistant position which will include:
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assistance during busy month end period including posting journals
  • Preparation of month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assistance during year end
  • Provide cover for other members of the finance team
  • Ad hoc projects as and when they arise

The successful Accounts Assistant will have:
  • Excellent communication and team working skills with an approachable, motivated and proactive attitude.
  • Experience gained in a finance team with an all-round accounts background including Credit Control.
  • Competent with general accounting principles with good working knowledge of accounting entries and processes.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including strong Excel skill essential.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, together with an organised and methodical approach to work.
  • A confident and professional manner, with the ability to build strong relationships internally and externally.
  • Flexibility and an ability to prioritise essential.
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.

Accounts Assistant - Benefits
  • To start ASAP
  • This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to progress within the organisation and develop their skills. The company are continuously growing and are a market leader in their field.
  • On-site parking
  • 3 days per week in the office and 2 from home
  • The opportunity to work as part of a great team


Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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