Part-time Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Ten2Two Specialists in Flexible Working
Location
Watford
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1222761100
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Part-time Accounts Assistant, Property business, Watford, 22 hours across 3-5 days flexible hours, £28k pro rata, 5 mins walk from station and ad hoc parking available, family friendly culture. Study support available for AAT. (Job ref. CL2377)

Our Client

An award winning commercial property practice based in Hertfordshire and London. Our client works for some of the best names in the UK. So, naturally, they are looking for the best people to work for them! Their team offers an extensive range of services including; commercial property sales and lettings, retail acquisition and disposal services, rent reviews, lease renewals, commercial and residential property valuations, business rates mitigation, building surveying, planning and development consultancy and property management.

The Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen within our company supporting the finance function as a part-time Accounts Assistant working in a team of 3. They are looking for a highly organised and motivated individual to strengthen their team, providing the Group Accountant with key support on daily operations. This will be a busy role requiring a high level of attention to detail. It is a new role and as such a certain amount of set up and establishing processes and practices will be required. As such the new incumbent has a unique and exciting opportunity to set up and establish the role at the very outset. Responsibilities include:

• Setting up and updating financial data onto the finance system, Xero

• Accounts Receivable - payment allocations, raising invoices, raising credit notes, customer account reconciliations

• Accounts Payable - inputting and paying invoices, setting up new suppliers, deal with supplier queries

• Assisting with management accounts

• Processing and paying employee expenses

• Bank reconciliations

• Variety of ad-hoc accountancy duties to support the Group Accountant

The Candidate

• Proven 2 yrs+ experience of Accounts Assistant with the above responsibilities

• Qualifications - AAT qualified - part or fully qualified.

• Experience with Xero and Sage accounts an advantage

• Good written and verbal communication skills

• Be able to work independently.

• Awareness of deadlines

Terms

The part-time Accounts Assistant role requires c.22 hours which can be spread across 3-5 days. The salary is £28k pro rata and they have a standard 37.5 hour week so the actual is £16,427. Financial study support is also on offer for AAT. Holiday is 20 days plus bank holidays pro rata (rising to 25 days with an extra day for every additional year with the company) and if your birthday falls on a day when you are working you would also be given this day off. They are closed between Christmas and New Year and this doesn't come out of your holiday allowance. There is also a stakeholder pension scheme. The role is a permanent part-time position and it's office based in their modern, open plan offices in central Watford, 5 minutes walk from the station. They do have a car park which often has availability, but they can't promise this, as it's first come first served, but they think even if you arrive later there may be places available still. Closing Date: apply ASAP. Next Steps *** Please include a supporting statement (within the cover letter section) outlining your reasons for interest and the key skills and experience you can bring to the role. ***

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