Accounts Assistant

Location: Worcester

Rate of pay: £16,830 pa

Ref: TR0492

The Role:

Reporting to the Accounts Manager, you will assist in the maintenance of the company’s sales, purchase and nominal ledgers.

Duties:

  • Assisting in the maintenance of ledgers within the Access accounts packages –
  • Coding and posting of purchase invoices
  • Raising of sales invoices and payment requests
  • Posting of cash received and paid
  • Bank reconciliations on company accounts
  • Production and posting of journals
  • Production of reports as required
  • Reconciling sales and purchase ledger balances to nominal ledger
  • Investigating unusual transactions and balances on ledgers
  • Making payments via cheque and electronically of both invoices on purchase ledger and as otherwise requested
  • Maintaining cash books for company bank accounts
  • Chasing payment for company sales invoices
  • Preparing schedules for month-end accounts as required
  • Analysing, calculating and raising of management fees using dedicated software
  • Assisting Accounts Manager and/or Group Financial Controller as may be reasonably requested
  • Advising Accounts Manager and/or Group Financial Controller of any problems immediately
  • Using initiative to suggest ways in which service can be enhanced

Person Specification:

  • Experience of working in an accounts position
  • Preferably studying towards AAT qualification
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • IT literate in MS Word and Excel
  • Analytical skills, accompanied by an attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Keen to take responsibility and use initiative
  • Effective communicator
  • Professional approach to dealing with both internal and external clients
Benefits:

Benefits:

We recognise that our colleagues often go that extra mile in their daily roles to ensure our clients and customers receive an exceptional service. We like to reward our staff for their commitment and dedication.We are continually evolving and improving our employee benefits to make sure we offer something for everyone.

In addition to the standard salary and holiday allowance we offer:

  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Critical Illness Cover (on passing probation)
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Additional holiday for long service at five and ten years
  • Discount voucher scheme for deals on days out, travel, special events, cinema and restaurants
  • Cycle purchase loan scheme
  • Free tea, coffee and squash

 

Apply now

To apply for this position, please send your CV to apply@mainstaygroup.co.uk