Accounts Assistant

Web Recruit
26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
Joshua French
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Experience Levels
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Assistant
Torquay, UK

About the Role

As an Accounts Assistant, you’ll support the smooth running of our client’s Finance Department.

The Finance Department is renowned for providing exceptional customer service, so the ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders in a professional manner will be key.

Joining a fast-paced environment, you’ll work on your own initiative to effectively prioritise tasks and ensure deadlines are met.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will:

- Carry out subcontract ledger transaction posting, reconciliations and submit payment run
- Process sales ledger transactions and credit control activities
- Carry out general ledger control account reconciliations, analysis and the posting of journals
- Help to prepare VAT returns
- Support the Accounts Team Leader
- Perform ad-hoc and weekly non-supplier payment runs

Who is our client looking for

To be considered as an Accounts Assistant, you’ll need:

- Experience in an accounts role
- Proficiency in Microsoft packages
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- A highly organised approach
- To be working towards gaining your AAT qualification or willing to do so

What you’ll get in return

- Salary – competitive
- Private Healthcare for self and family
- Life Assurance X3
- 6% employer pension contribution
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays, additional holidays awarded for length of service
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Early Friday finishes
- Medicash health cash back scheme
- Discount on purchase of our client’s product

About the organisation

Our client is a family-owned business established in the 1923. Their aim is to become the most admired regional house builder in the South West. They strive to achieve this through their product design, innovation and build quality whilst maintaining the trust and respect of their customers and the local communities around our developments. They aim to be a company whose employees, shareholders, customers, business partners and the community can be proud to be associated with.

Our client holds a set of values that defines who they are as a team and how they behave – ‘Customer Focused’, ‘Integrity’, ‘Socially Engaged’, ‘Reputable’, ‘Successful’ and ‘Safe’. If you believe these values match your own, then our client would love to hear from you.

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Other organisations may call this role Accounts Administrator, Accounts Officer, Finance Assistant, Finance Administrator, or Accounts Junior.