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Katie Holmes


Accounts Assistant

£26,000 - £28,000 p/a


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.

Reporting to the Director, your key Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring cashflow
  • Bank postings & reconciliations.
  • Preparation, recording & reviewing of monthly accounts including currency revaluations, prepayments, accruals, journals & closing the month in Sage.
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Credit control
  • Processing monthly payroll and submission to HMRC & pension provider.
  • Assisting with the year-end accounts if required.
  • Opening new accounts & credit checking.
  • Sending customer invoices & statements.
  • Order processing & collecting payments from pro-forma accounts.
  • Organising customer returns & issuing credit notes.
  • Processing & allocating customer payments.
  • Answering customer queries by phone & email.
  • Producing any customs documentation needed.
  • Allocating delivery notes & posting purchase invoices.
  • Stock ordering, making transport arrangements & monitoring delivery dates.
  • Monitoring cost prices for all goods and services.
  • Liaising with suppliers and dealing with any queries by phone & email.
  • Processing Supplier payments.
  • Ad-hoc ordering of supplies for Warehouse & Office.
  • Ensure company paperwork & certifications are up to date, including staff training.
  • Approve and monitor staff sickness & holiday as well as processing staff monthly expenses.
  • Any other ad-hoc duties or general office tasks.

Skills and Experience required to be considered for this Accounts Assistant position:

  • AAT Level 3 accountancy qualified.
  • Previous working experience of Sage 50
  • 3+ years of experience working within Accountancy, Bookkeeping or similar role
  • Excellent communication skills

If you feel like you meet the above criteria & would like to be considered for this Accounts Assistant position, please apply with your CV and contact Katie at Prime Appointments for a confidential chat. #accountsjobs

Date: 3rd April 2024

Job ref: KH92281_1712155752