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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Description: As an Accounts Assistant you will assist the accounts team with all financial accounts, sales, bought ledger, cash-books, etc.

Your duties may include:

  • Processing sales and purchase ledger invoices daily
  •  Basic management accounts
  •  Bank Reconciliations
  •  Raising adjustments against sales ledger when required
  •  Entering correct financial details for new customers
  •  Ensure invoice queries are investigated and resolved on a timely basis
  •  Chase outstanding invoices and agree repayment terms
  •  Assist the financial controller with quarterly VAT returns
  •  Take accounts up to trial balance
  •  General office administration.


  • Ability to analyze P&L statements, apply timeliness and accuracy in recording and reporting
  • Ability to perform bank reconciliations and managed sales and purchase ledgers
  • Ability to perform bank reconciliations, posting accruals and prepayments and double entry bookkeeping
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and best practice, software for accounting, financial statements, and their preparation, payroll reporting and systems
  • Managerial experience, including management of large groups and teams
  • Need to stay up-to-date with changes in legislation and implement any new legal requirements
  • Strong Excel skills; intermediate to advanced level

Available Training and Certifications