Accounts Assistant

England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Ben Ward
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a brilliant opportunity for anyone wanting to work in Oxford but with convenient hours and on site parking.

The position is a varied and interesting Accounts Assistant role.

Client Details

This company was developed and built in Oxford and now operates on a regional basis. They have strong links to all the historic businesses in Oxfordshire and supply them on a regular basis.

The team is a small and stable one, with all staff reporting into a Finance Manager, who will offer you training and development.


Th Oxford based Accounts Assistant will be expected to do the following:

  • ]ssisting in accruals and prepayments
  • Assisting in cash flow statement
  • Producing weekly profit margin report
  • Producing stock variances reports
  • Assisting in audit process
  • Maintaining payroll information by entering data, reconciling timesheets
  • Banking
  • Answering all queries to Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and general financial queries
  • Allocating cash/cheques to customer accounts, processing receipts into SAGE, monitoring transactions
  • Resolving all customer queries
  • Matching delivery notes against invoices, checking prices, coding, posting into SAGE, pricing up delivery notes where invoices not received
  • Processing expenses, making sure they are authorised for a payment on time
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Maintaining petty cash, processing staff expense claims, making card payments
  • Submitting monthly VAT returns
  • Payment runs
  • Credit Control
  • Bank reconciliations


The ideal Accounts Assistant will be able to show the following experience:

  • AP and AR experience
  • General Transactional Accounting duties
  • Able to discuss and explain relevant experience
  • Show an ability to learn new processes and systems
  • Working with accuracy in a busy environment

Job Offer

The Accounts Assistant will come with the following benefits

  • Annual Leave
  • Generous Salary
  • Company bonus
  • Brilliant working environment
  • Possibility for progression
  • Great company to expand your technical skill set with