Junior Accounts Assistant – Office based

£27k - £30k per annum


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Job title: Accounts Assistant – Office based
Reporting to: Head of Accounts
Department: Corporate Accounts
Main Objectives:

  • To support the Corporate Accounts department
  • To maintain the Accounts Payable function and assist with Accounts Receivable

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the Purchase ledger function for group:
  • Purchase Invoice management (logging/processing)
  • Obtaining Vat invoices for costs invoiced on proforma basis
  • Prepare supplier payments for approval
  • Allocate supplier payments
  • New supplier management (set up, carrying out data checks)
  • Liaising with suppliers as necessary in respect of queries, reconciling to statements, dealing with letters/debt collection referrals.
  • Reconciliations of Utilities
  • Management and ownership of the Accounts Payable email accounts
  • Maintain CIS records
  • Processing expenditure on company cards
  • Ensuring imports and import VAT are posted correctly and reconciled
  • Assisting with Accounts receivable:
  • Raise sales invoices/fees/recharges as required
  • Reconciliation of receipts against income systems
  • General/Adhoc:
    • Assist with management account reconciliations and adjustments as required
    • Periodic bank reconciliations
    • Assist with other duties as required by the Accounts Team/Directors.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum of AAT qualified essential or part qualified AAT
  • Knowledge of book-keeping and accounting
  • Knowledge of Accounting software systems, Twinfield preferred but not essential
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Outlook and Word, intermediate knowledge of Excel


  • Experience within the Accounting & Finance sector essential, minimum of ?? years.
  • Previous experience of Purchase ledger management essential
  • Previous book-keeping/Accounts department experience

Pay and Benefits

  • £27-30,000 per annum plus study support
  • Full benefits included, holiday pay, pension etc

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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