An Accounts Assistant provides support to the finance team and is a key part in the smooth running of a finance team. Day to day tasks include processing invoices and payments, compiling and maintaining financial records, VAT returns and more.
What makes a good Accounts Assistant?
An good Accounts Assistant must be organised, dedicated, thorough, and have attention to detail. Communication skills are key as they may be expected to liasie with key stakeholders in the business and provide any data/reporting required. Excel skills are are always required.
Responsibilities of an Accounts Assistant:
- maintaining records of invoices, payments and transactions
- preparing accounts payable, invoices and purchase orders
- petty cash and payroll
- process cheques
- keep filing and invoice monitoring systems up to date
- some elements of credit control
- process employee expenses
There are some industry standard qualifications, which can help to prove to employers you’re serious about your career development and willing to put time into learning the correct ways to manage a business’s financial records.
Typical salaries for Accounts Assistants range from £18,000 - £22,000 depending on the organisation you work for.
Accounts Receivable Administrator
£20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Accounts Receivable Administrator - Nottingham Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Administrator on behalf of our client based North of Nottingham. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving and busy environment. This is a 12 months contract to cover maternity. Our client is looking to move quickly. This role would suit someone who is immediately available or on a short notice period. Responsibilities: Raising sales invoices in a timely manager Issuing credit notes Ensure that debts are paid within the agreed payment terms Meet cash and debtor day targets set by the company Allocation of cash receipts and credit notes Ideal Candidate: Work in a team and individually Sales ledger experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Good attention to detail Work under pressure and to deadlines Good IT Skills The salary for this role is between £20,000 - £22,000 Cherry Professional are recruiting for the role on behalf of the client Job you may have applied for: Credit Controller, Credit Control Administrator, Debt Collection
Accounts Receivable Administrator
£20000 - £22000 per annum
Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for a Accounts Receivable Administrator on behalf of our client based North of Nottingham. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving and busy environment. Responsibilities: Raising sales invoices in a timely mannger. Issuing credit notes. Ensure that debts are paid within the agreed payment terms. Meet cash and debtor day targets set by the company. Allocation of cash receipts and credit notes Ideal Candidate Work in a team and individually. Sales ledger experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Good attention to detail. Work under pressure and to deadlines. Good IT Skills. Cherry Professional are recruiting for the role on behalf of the client Job you may have applied for: Credit Controller, Credit Control Administrator, Debt Collection.
£16000 - £19000 per annum
Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for a market leading business in North Derbyshire who are looking for an Accounts Assistant to support their Finance Manager with day to day duties in the accounts team. Responsibilities: Creating, inputting and sending credit notes Printing and posting invoices Sending statements to customers daily Resolving supplier queries Calculating monthly rebates for certain customers Running month end reports and balancing the purchase and sales ledgers Inputting transactions in the nominal ledger Creating quotes for international shipping costs Monitoring accounts that regularly go over their credit limit Printing and distributing reports Assisting with any Ad hoc task duties within the finance and administration team The ideal candidate: AAT part qualified An inquisitive and analytical mind Strong experience within a similar, recent, role Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Confidence in dealing with customers and suppliers A neat, tidy and methodical approach to work The ability to prioritise workload This opportunity is temporary to permeant. Jobs you may have applied for include; Accounts Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, PL Clerk, Invoice Clerk or Purchase Ledger Assistant.
£18000 - £20000.00 per annum
Cherry Professional are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to work with a well-established business in the Beeston area. Great opportunity to work within a small close knit team, but busy environment. Responsibilities: Posting transactions and cash onto the system Dealing with direct debits, standing orders, cheque and card payments Preparing banking paperwork Preparing statements General adhoc administration duties Ideal Candidate Previous experience within a finance function IT Literate Team Player Good attention to detail Excellent communication skills Cherry Professional are recruiting on behalf of their client Roles you may have applied for: Finance Assistant, Finance Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator
£18000 - £22000 per annum
Accounts Assistant - Nottingham We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant on a 12 months fixed term contract. You will be working for a leading company within their sector based in the city centre of Nottingham. You will be working for a company with an outstanding reputation who focus on ensuring they provide the best possible service to their clients. You as an employee will be part of a company that will ensure you are given the right training and resources to be successful in your role. Your new role As an Accounts Assistant there will be various different tasks to complete, this primary focus will be credit control. Your standard day to day will look like: Processing expenses Dealing with not yet paid disbursement invoices Petty cash management Being the sole credit controller in the business Opening new client accounts Assist team members with daily duties Ad hoc duties when needed To be a success in this role you will need the following skills: Experience working within a finance function Advanced credit control skills Able to work to tight deadlines within a fast paced environment Be able to build rapport and maintain relationships with clients The salary you can expect from this positon is £18,000 - £22,000 Other jobs you may have applied for: Credit Controller, Credit Control Clerk, Accounts Clerk, Accounts Admin,