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 Assistant
£16000 - £18000 per annum
Accounts Receivable Assistant role in Nottingham. We are excited to be recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Assistant on behalf of our client. The role is a full time contract on a 9 months basis. Our client is just based on the outside of the city centre and therefore is easily accessible by all forms of transport. If you want to carry on or kick start your finance career within a progressive, market leading and professional business then apply now! Key Responsibilities: Allocation within the sales ledger of all cash Ensure any overdue debt is regularly chased Produce monthly sales ledger reports Ensure all NHS banking transactions are fully reconciled Reduce any aged debt Desirable Candidate: Experience within a sales ledger or similar role PC Literate Ability to work towards targets and deadlines Desire to progress within a finance function Similar roles you may have applied for: Credit Controller, Credit Control Assistant, Sales Ledger Assistant, Credit Control Admin
Accounts Receivable Administrator
£20000 - £22000 per annum
Accounts Receivable Administrator in Nottingham 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.
£17000.00 - £18000 per annum
Cherry Professional are recruiting for an experience Accounts Assistant to join a well established business based on the outskirts of Nottingham. The company is easily accessible on public transport from the City Centre and is a great team orientated environment. Responsibilities: Processing purchase invoices Generating purchase orders Arranging payment runs Calculating and producing sales invoices Bank reconciliations Adhoc administration duties within a finance function Ideal candidate: Previous experience within an accounts/finance function Team player Good communication skills IT Literate Cherry Professional are recruiting on behalf of their client Roles you may of applied for: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Finance Assistant, Finance Administrator
£16000 - £19000 per annum
Accounts Assistant role in Derbyshire 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.
£20000 - £21000 per annum
Cherry Professional are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant for a growing business based in Afreton. Responsibilities: Inputting and processing purchase invoices Bank reconciliations Organising payment runs Generating sales invoicing Setting up customer accounts Organising purchase orders General administration duties within an accounts function. The ideal candidate: A strong background in accounts payable Brilliant communication skills across all levels and be able to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Immediately available. Jobs you may have applied for include; Accounts Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, PL Clerk, Invoice Clerk or Purchase Ledger Assistant.