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Accounts Assistant

An Account Assistant is good with numbers and tends to be responsible for the running of the day to day transactional elements of a finance department. An Accounts Assistant will report to the Finance Manager and work on finance administration tasks.
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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Purchase Ledger duties such as processing of purchase invoices and bank reconciliations
  • Credit Control duties such as chasing debt via telephone as well as dealing with sales invoices and credit notes
  • Credit checking of new and existing clients
  • Dealing with accounts queries via telephone and email
  • VAT preparations
  • Assist finance manager with management account preparation
  • Other adhoc admin as required by the finance department
Our Latest Finance Opportunities

Management Accountant

£32,000 - £38,000 p/a

Permanent

Manningtree, Essex

A client of ours in the Manningtree (Brantham) area are recruiting a Management Accountant to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm and paying between £32,000 - £38,000 per annum depending on experience.

Date: 5th April 2024

Job ref: KH92295_1712325483

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Accounts Assistant

£26,000 - £28,000 p/a

Permanent

Chelmsford, Essex

A client of ours in the Chelmsford area are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm and paying £26,000 - £28,000 per annum depending on experience.

Date: 3rd April 2024

Job ref: KH92281_1712155752

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Accounts Assistant

£25,000 - £28,000 p/a

Permanent

Kelvedon, Essex

A client of ours in the Kelvedon area is recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join their growing team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm and paying £25,000 - £28,000 per annum depending on skills and experience. This is a new role due to business growth...

Date: 2nd April 2024

Job ref: 91896_1712047254

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Management Accountant

£19.00 - £22.00 p/h

Temporary

Witham, Essex

Prime Appointments are pleased to be working with a manufacturing company in the outskirts of Witham who require a Management Accountant to join their team for at least six months (but this could be extended). Working 9:00-5:00 Monday - Friday paying £19.00 - £22.00 per hour depending on...

Date: 1st April 2024

Job ref: LAS00091877_1711976403

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Finance Administrator

£12.00 - £12.50 p/h

Temporary

Witham, Essex

Prime Appointments are pleased to be working with a manufacturing company based in Witham who require a Finance Administrator to join their team on a temporary - permanent basis. Working 8:30-5:30pm Monday - Friday paying £12.50 per hour depending on experience.

Date: 1st April 2024

Job ref: LAS00092236_1711972812

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Account Assistant FAQ's

What Skills & Experience Do I Need?

There are many paths to becoming an Accounts Assistant:

  • Accounting Qualifications such as AAT
  • University degree in accounting or other finance discipline
  • Apprenticeship in accounting
  • Sage 50, Xero courses (common accounting systems)

However, formal qualifications aren't the only requirements. You will also need to demonstrate:

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills necessary to understand and analyse financial data
  • Knowledge of accounting software’s such as Sage 50
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A sharp eye to detail as the smallest error if not spotted
  • Ability to deliver exceptional results

What's the Average Administrator Salary?

The average salary for an Accounts Assistant is £25,000, although this figure can fluctuate depending on location and experience. As you gain more experience and become more qualified, you will find that your overall salary can increase to over £70,000.

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