Accounts Assistant

Posted 12 December 2019 by Paterson Recruitment

Accounts Assistant - Part Time (16 hours worked in 2-3 days per week) Temporary 

Our client, a local charity, are looking for an Accounts Assistant for a 10-12 week temporary assignment, with the potential for this to become a permanent position.

The main purpose of the role:-

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will take responsibility for the accurate processing of day-to-day transactions onto Sage 50c ledger to ensure that:
    • Suppliers are paid on time;
    • Petty cash requirements are met, and transactions processed accurately
    • Petty Cash is reconciled monthly
  • Support the Finance & Operations Officer in day-to-day processing and implementation of accounting and administrative procedures

The successful applicant will be:-

  • Competent in processing financial data– applications will be particularly welcome from those who have volunteered or worked in a charity finance department
  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Helpful, collaborative and patient – you thrive working consistently at a steady pace whilst following established guidelines, with a high attention to detail
  • A co-operative working style – you work well in a small team
  • A good knowledge of charity reporting requirements
  • Experience of using Sage is an advantage
  • Ideally working towards a bookkeeping or Accounting Technician qualification
  • Sympathetic to the charity’s objectives

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role.

Rate of pay £12.91 per hour

Start date early January 2020

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Charity
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sage 50

Application question

Do you have experience of using Sage 50?

Reference: 39553619

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