Accounts Assistant

Posted 10 June by Adecco

Job - Accounts Assistant

Hours - 40 hour week

Salary - £20,000 per annum

What does the job entail?

  • Maintenance of Sage cashbook including invoices out and in, asset register and monthly expense and charge cards.
  • Administration of bank accounts to include bacs payments using on-line banking systems, payment of cheques received in the bank.
  • Daily liaison with clients to facilitate accurate financial records and foster good business relationships.
  • Monthly reporting to management against budgets on income and expenditure.
  • Regular use and maintenance of internal systems including purchase order log, project management systems etc.
  • Attendance at internal meetings to communicate financial matters.
  • Liaison with external contractor to ensure that financials are reconciled against bank accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Support to the Finance and HR Manager on payroll function.
  • Management of debt lists including collection of amounts owed/liaison with debtors.
  • Joint working with BID Managers on financial matters in relation to radio system.
  • Occasional external meetings as necessary for the smooth running of cashbook maintenance.
  • Some general administration and support to the Directors to ensure the smooth running of the office and systems.

What are we looking for?

Skills -

  • Proficient in the use of Sage Accounting system.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Good Office skills including email and Word.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to multitask and priorities' own workload.
  • Good communications skills at all levels.
  • Experience of bacs payments
  • Reporting budgets and expenditure
  • Strong customer service and relationship building
  • Confident personality
  • AAT qualified. (desirable)
  • Ability to use Sage Payroll system. (desirable)
  • Education to A level (or equivalent) standard, particularly in Maths and English. (desirable)

Personality - This is key!!

  • Confident to talk on the phone and chase debt
  • Team player! Someone who will do their own work and offer to help others
  • Hard working, committed and able to join the team feel
  • 'All rounder' type of personality

Benefits to you and details

  • Up to £20,000 per year
  • Monday to Friday 9-6
  • Sick pay
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • CAREER PROGRESSION! Interviewee gone from apprentice to manager in 4 years. Another member from Admin to Director in 10 years.
  • Monday morning company 'hook up' motivational meeting
  • Be part of a team that are a work family
  • Christmas party
  • Death in service 4x basic salary
  • Pension at 8% employer, 5% employee after probation
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 'lifestyle package' which entitles you to discounts in shops, restaurants and holidays

You have been sent 3 tests, Will do, Will fit and Excel. All can be done online within minutes on your phone or laptop.

Interviews are on Wednesday 12th June - Please be able to attend if you apply

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Required skills

  • Accounts Administrator

Application question

Can you interview on wednesday 12th June?

Reference: 38181903

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