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Accounts Assistant

Salary £16000.00 - £18500.00 per annum
Location Kettering, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00042500
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description


This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that has had experience in a very varied and busy role to join a company based in Kettering. This will be a great chance to broaden your knowledge even further and to provide efficient & effective accounting support to a portfolio of your clients.


  • Raise & process sales invoices, process receipts and operate an efficient & effective credit control service, as appropriate
  • Verify purchase invoices with orders, reconcile against supplier statements & prepare payment schedules, where applicable
  • Maintain an up to date cash book and reconcile against bank statements on an agreed periodic basis
  • Process a summary of transactions and reconcile on a monthly basis
  • Process employee claims and arrange re-imbursement
  • Provide an efficient payroll service including updating employee details, as required, processing variable data and organising a payment runs, as appropriate.
  • Processing regular and ad hoc journals, including accruals, depreciation, etc., as required, and reconciling all accounts on a monthly basis
  • Respond to account related queries from client's customers & suppliers, as appropriate
  • Maintain monthly analyses of all relevant nominal accounts for financial year-end & corporation tax purposes
  • Ad hoc projects as agreed with Financial Accounts Manager or the Senior Financial Accounts Assistant


  • Qualified or nearly qualified AAT or qualified by experience
  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • An aptitude for figures and a good attention to detail
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Good IT skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Office

NB: As a result of the volume of applications we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within five working days your application has been unsuccessful.

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