Accounts Assistant

The Role:

This is a varied but demanding role that will be responsible for supporting the Head of Finance with all financial administration tasks.



  • All accounts payable duties, which includes processing supplier invoices, reconciliation of statements, management of all payments,
  • Processing and management of staff expenses and company credit cards
  • Involvement in raising purchase orders for non-project related expense
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparation and processing of monthly journals including prepayments and depreciation
  • Prepare Sales invoices and undertake credit control duties.
  • Preparation of monthly reports
  • Assistance in ad hoc financial and business support tasks.

The role will also include broader administrative tasks as part of the business support team within the business.  Duties will include:

  • Providing holiday/sickness cover for other Business Support Staff.
  • Answering of phones and dealing with visitors to the company when required
  • Providing administrative support to other areas of the business where necessary.
  • To document and keep updated processes with in the business support team

Your Profile:

  • Ideally AAT or equivalent experience
  • Strong Excel skills and familiarity with Accounting packages, ideally Exchequer
  • Experience working as an accounts assistant with hands on experience of accounts payable and receivable duties.
  • Experience of working a multi-company / multi-currency environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to challenge and scrutinise financial transactions
  • Highly motivated, team player and with a commitment to financial accuracy and business excellence.


Critical Success Factors Of The Role:

To …

  • be accurate and have a ‘right first time’ approach to all tasks
  • operate to the highest standards of integrity, showing complete discretion and confidentiality around sensitive information
  • earn the trust of your manager and the Directors of the company
  • be organised and structured in the way you work
  • have a real attention to detail to all the work you produce
  • effectively work under pressure and deliver to strict deadlines
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Position: Accounts Assistant

Employment Type
Full Time
Duration of employment
Job Location
Date posted
December 10, 2018
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