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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + 22 days holidays (rising) + pension

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Accoounts Assistant (Part Time or Full Time)

Flexible on hours or days

2 days in the office - 3 days at home - ideally suited to a car owner, due to the rural location of the office, on the outskirts of Thame.

£20,000 - £25,000 (Full time Equivalent - part time options also available)

Our client is a well established, International provide of services to their Global clients, and based at their Head Office on the outskirts of Thame, require a friendly, multi-tasking Accounts Assistant to join their team. You may well be able to offer a few years of experience, or equally be a returner to work after a period of leave and ready to return to a varied role, or requiring a part time role. All options will be considered! You must be professional and able to offer some suitable experience, and likely to have worked in a small team environment where you have performed a varied hands-on role.

As the Accounts Assistant, you will report to the Financial Controller and you will receive full training on any areas not previously covered and yu will work within a finance team of 5, and have responsibility for:

  • Purchase ledger - printing, posting and making payments, ensuring accuracy at all times
  • Handling all queries on the AP ledger (via phone, email etc)
  • Inputting new suppliers onto the accounts system, passing on banking details to the FC
  • Expenses - processing monthly expenses forms for the 200 staff as and when needed
  • Coding and posting the Credit card expenses, and flagging any errors to the FC
  • Administer petty cash to staff as and when required
  • Maintain accurate records and complete a monthly reconciliation of the petty cash amounts (GBP and currency).
  • Provide cover with posting of cash balances from the bank statement and other cash sources into the accounts systems accurately
  • Maintain the cash spreadsheet daily and accurately with all transactions
  • Match all of purchase invoices for approval as and when needed
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Support the finance team with any ad-hoc needs

Qualifications/experience required

  • Previous experience of purchase and sales ledger would be an advantage but full training will be given
  • Good IT skills - comfortable with Microsoft Excel
  • My client will consider flexible hours as well as part time options also
  • Good attention to detail and able to multi-task
  • Ability to question when needed
  • Adaptability to pick up tasks as and when required
  • An individual who is prepared to learn from others and quickly pick up new skills

This is a really unique Accounts Assistant role, where every day is different but you will be working in a very friendly, highly experienced and motivated team.

Please do get in touch for a full job spec and additional info, for this Thame based client.


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