Outsourcing Assistant

Posted 1 November by RSM UK
Competitive salary
Reading , Berkshire
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To support the Outsourcing Senior in preparing and maintaining client accounts and assisting in the Outsourcing Division: processing purchase ledger invoices, expenses and their payment; Bank reconciliations and other ad-hoc duties.


  • Processing of accounting records including cash book, purchase ledger, sales ledger and nominal ledger.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations.
  • Arranging for bank payments and transfers and banking of client receipts.
  • Liaising with third parties on behalf of clients e.g. insurance companies, banks.
  • Providing administrative support to the team.
  • Produces accurate accounting records and other work set (attention to detail/quality, managing self).
  • Organised and methodical in approach to ensure all tasks are completed according to deadlines set (managing self, goal/results focus).
  • Understands and follows instructions (attention to detail/quality).

Accountabilities/Key Performance

  • Client and statutory deadlines are met.
  • High quality service provided to all clients.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.

The role requires:

  • Good standard of education with GSCE English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Motivated to provide the highest quality service to clients.
  • Self-motivated and organised. Able to plan own time ensuring targets and deadlines are achieved.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to liaise with people at all levels.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel is essential.
  • Some knowledge of accounting principles and systems is not essential but useful.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Uses own initiatives to get things done and suggest ways to improve processes.
  • Able to work well with peers to assist in achieving common goals.
  • Aware of client needs and expectations - acting promptly to resolve matters in a clear and professional manner.

Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and will be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.

Flexible Working

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our Careers Website.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Management Accountant
  • Meet Deadlines
  • MS Office
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