Accounts Administration Assistant

Web Recruit
Leatherhead, Surrey
Up to £21,000
05 Oct 2021
02 Nov 2021
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Administration Assistant (12 Month FTC)

Leatherhead, Surrey (currently working from home)

Do you have excellent organisational skills and are keen to embark on a career in financial services? Looking to join a successful company that supports and invests in their people? If so, our client wants to hear from you.

About The Organisation

Our client is one of the leading insurance premium finance companies in the UK and Ireland. They are currently looking for an Accounts Administrator to join them in Leatherhead on a 12 month fixed term contract, with an immediate start date.

While their offices are based in Leatherhead, they are currently operating on a work from home basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £21,000 per annum

- Pension

- Medical and dental

- 25 days’ holiday per annum

- Comprehensive benefits

Our client believes that their 30 year success story is down to the talent, hard work and dedication of their employees, which is why they are committed to investing in their people.

You will be supported to realise your full potential as part of a team of experienced, talented individuals who are keen to deliver high levels of service.

So, if you are eager to build a career within the financial services world and this sounds like the kind of workplace where you think you could thrive, this is the role for you!

The Role

As an Accounts Administration Assistant, you will assist the Accounting Operations Team in administering the receipts and payment function for the division.

You will reconcile bank accounts and system ledgers in collaboration with the Finance Department and respond to telephone and email queries in an efficient, timely manner.

Additionally, you will:

- Ensure all payments received are accurately allocated within 24 hours of receipt

- Ensure all refunds and funding payments accurately posted and uploaded

- Meet all processing and accuracy targets

- Mentor colleagues on tasks (once fully trained)

- Highlight issues and escalate appropriately

- Attend and complete any mandatory compliance training

About You

To join our client as an Accounts Administration Assistant, you will need:

- Good written and verbal communication skills

- Excellent numeric and analytical skills

- Excellent organisational skills

- To be self-motivated team player with good interpersonal skills

- The ability to remain calm under pressure

A corporate and/or financial background would be desirable. Knowledge of accounting would be beneficial to your application, as would experience in data entry and double entry bookkeeping. Good MS Office skills would also be advantageous, particularly in Excel.

Other organisations may call this role Accounts Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounting Assistant, Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant, Financial Administrator, Financial Assistant, Junior Accounts Clerk, or Trainee Finance Clerk.

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