Accounts Assistant

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England
Salary: £23k - 26k per year
Contact: Debbie Gough
Call: Debbie
Reference: Account Peterborough
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Accounts Assistant

Peterborough PE2

£23000 - £26000

Working 40hrs per week with an option to work from home some days if required.

Monday to Friday either 8am – 5pm, 8am – 4.30pm or 8.30pm to 5pm

The Role of the Accounts Assistant

Reporting to the Financial Controller as a primary point of contact for the Finance Team, you’ll take the lead on day-to-day transactional activity and be available to respond to queries in a helpful and informative way. This role requires a high level of attention to detail. There’s lots to do and the ability to balance pace and accuracy is essential.

Key Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant

  • Support the finance manager with business accounting activities. This includes raising, sending and paying invoices, reconciling company accounts and chasing late payments.
  • Assist with basic administration tasks and should be on hand to answer any queries raised by employees or external clients or providers. They will be expected to help document and maintain the business’ finance procedures, updating and implementing them wherever necessary.
  • Maintaining the company purchase and sales ledgers, raising sales invoices and liaising with third party providers, clients and suppliers.

Experience/Skills of the Accounts Assistant

Essential:

  • At least 12 months’ previous experience as part of an accounts or credit control team.
  • Competent use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Desirable:

  • Background in manufacturing or construction industry

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Studying any level AAT

Desirable:

  • AAT level 3