Accounts Assistant

16 May 20222022-05-16
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Accounts Assistant


£26,000 including private medical and quarterly bonuses after the probation period.

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to work closely with the Finance Manager and provide transactional processing support to cover nominal ledger, sales ledger, and purchase ledger along with other transactional accounting and account reconciliations.

Your responsibilities as an Accounts Assistant will include:

  • preparation and posting of journal transactions.
  • monthly checks including account reconciliations.
  • information for audit, tax and other regulatory matters.
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • the processing of invoices, payment receipts and debt collection.
  • monthly checks including account reconciliations.
  • the processing of invoices, credit notes, payments and other entries.
  • reconciliation of account balances to supplier statements and resolving issues relating to differences such as missing invoices.
  • chasing approvals for invoices and authorisations for payment.
  • the processing of expenses.
  • processing of credit card expenses

To be a successful candidate as an Accounts Assistant you will need:

  • Part qualified or qualified bookkeeper, with AAT qualification, or someone with the ambition to become a qualified bookkeeper.
  • Some experience of Sage 200 accounting software would be advantageous.
  • Competent user of the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel and Word
  • Someone who pays attention to detail and accuracy are key qualities, with an ability to self-check and accurately process transactions.
  • Task focused, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Willing to learn, train and develop in the role taking on more responsibility as knowledge and skills develop.
  • Good team player with a strong drive to fit in and work in the spirit of partnership with colleagues in other business areas.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.