Accounts Assistant Part Time

£20,000 - £24,999
31 Mar 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to provide a comprehensive finance and support service to their portfolio of clients. Working closely with the Finance Manager the role will help to ensure that a high quality, efficient and effective finance service is delivered. This will be a busy role, excellent time management, organisational skills and a keen eye for detail are key.

They are looking for an enthusiastic person who has an ambition and drive to get the job done to the best of their ability, along with exceptional administrative skills. This will be a busy role, excellent time management, organisational skills and a keen eye for detail are key.

Skills required

GCSEs in Maths and English at Grade C or above.
A relevant accountancy or business qualification or working towards e.g. Degree, AAT qualified or qualified by experience.
Experienced and competent of Microsoft Office, databases and spreadsheets.
Willing to undertake training and a commitment to continued professional development.
Substantial and demonstrable experience of financial administration systems.
Proven experience of recording accounting transactions and maintaining accounting records.
Experience of bank and control account reconciliations.
Experience of ensuring that financial policies and procedures are adhered to.
Experience of liaising with auditors, banks and other financial institutions.
Knowledge and experience of using SAGE accounting software.
Ability to work to targets and meeting deadlines.
Excellent attention to detail, highly organised and accurate.
Confidentiality and GDPR knowledge essential.
Comfortable working within a team setting and contributing fully.
Ability to work independently and to tight deadlines in a calm, methodical and accurate manner.
Excellent communication skills and clear organisational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure.
Ability to apply discretion in sensitive issues, and maintain confidentiality at all times