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Accounts Assistant

Posted 9 April by Reed Accountancy Easy Apply Featured Ended
A position has arisen for an ambitious Accounts Assistant to join the existing team. Previous experience of working within an Accounts team is beneficial. The successful applicant will be a strong team player with a good work ethic. You will also need to have excellent attention to detail and be able to deal with large volumes of data and possess excellent communication skills.

Main Responsibilities:

• Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable, managing the day-to-day transactions
• Printing softcopy invoices via e-mail daily for processing
• Completing purchase orders to matching invoice and delivery note
• Signed POs must be checked and signed against project manager signature approval and budget authorisation/ and checked against policy expense authorisation procedures
• POs outstanding – monthly listing sent out to managers
• Asset labelling
• Invoices updated to cost of sales coded to project work any discrepancies must be queried with project holder
• Managing consultancy payment
• Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
• Completing bank reconciliations
• Entering financial information into Exchequer
• Supplier statement reconciliation against supplier ledger, any discrepancies must be chased up with the supplier
• Checking C79 form against purchase invoices, to ensure the Duty tax has been updated correctly
• Processing business expenses
• Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
• Verifying bank deposits
• Recording office expenditures and other overhead cost and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
• Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks
• Completing the year-end analysis work – for year-end audit preparation
• Sales invoicing to project work completed liaising with VP on project status
• Reporting on debtors and creditors
• Chasing outstanding customer invoices
• Handling accruals and prepayments
• Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
• Intercompany balance reconciliation – preparing monthly intercompany invoices
• Posting Intercompany monthly journals
• Project accounting, updating new project and filing softcopy sales order, keeping a list of orders open, complete or suspended
• Other Ad-hoc duties as and when required by the finance department


£23,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience

Previous experience is required and salary will be dependent on experience.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34854225

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