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Accounts Assistant

Published 19 June 2024
Up to £25000.00 per annum
Derby, Derbyshire
Job Starts: 19th June 2024
Office and Commercial Support

Job Description

We are excited to announce an opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our client based in Derby, Pride Park, DE24. This role offers flexibility and the chance to work for an amazing team who are recruiting due to expansion in the business.

Key Details:

Salary: £25,000

Working Pattern: Flexible, office-based position - open to full time (37.5 hour) or part time (25 + hours) a week

Role Overview: The successful candidate will handle a variety of accounting tasks and support the accounting team. This role requires someone with a solid background in accounting, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities efficiently.


  • Posting Daily Bank Statements: Accurately post daily bank transactions to ensure financial records are up-to-date.
  • Reconciling Client Statements: Perform regular reconciliations of client statements to identify discrepancies and ensure accuracy.
  • Preparing Ad Hoc Recharges: Generate ad hoc recharges as required, ensuring all transactions are correctly documented.
  • Month-End Tasks: Assist with month-end processes, including the preparation of audit documents and financial reports.
  • Processing Payments: Handle the processing of payments to suppliers and contractors, ensuring timely and accurate payments.
  • Handling Ad Hoc Queries: Address and resolve various queries from clients and colleagues promptly.


  • Experience with Client Monies and ECS Software: Previous experience managing client monies and familiarity with ECS software is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Proficient Excel Skills: Strong Excel skills are essential for managing data and preparing financial reports.
  • Efficiency Under Pressure: Ability to work effectively under time-pressured circumstances and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy and attention to detail in all tasks.
  • Hands-On Approach: Willingness to be actively involved in the day-to-day operations of a medium-sized company.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills: Comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels of the organisation and able to communicate effectively.


  • Join a dynamic team in a lively and supportive work atmosphere.
  • Enjoy 22 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, offering a good work-life balance.
  • Benefit from convenient on-site parking.

If you are interested in this opportunity we would love to hear from you. Please apply now by submitting your CV.

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Required Skills

  • accounts assistant
  • accounts admin
  • finance

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