Accounts Assistant

Posted 08 May 2023
Salary £22000 - £24000 per annum
LocationChalfont St Giles
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Our Client seeks an Accounts Assistant to join the business either on a temporary to permanent or straight permanent basis. Reporting into the Finance Manager the Accounts-Administration Assistant will ensure accurate processing of data on to the accounts system on a same day basis.

Duties of the Accounts Assistant include:

  • Assisting the Finance Manager, posting items onto the finance software
  • Daily office account bank reconciliation including posting of purchase ledger invoices and payments.
  • Monitoring the Accounts team email inbox and dealing with queries accordingly
  • Input of disbursement invoices and allocation to matters.
  • Payment of disbursement invoices
  • Office account bank reconciliation
  • Checking online banking system for incoming CHAPs and dealing with them accordingly
  • Input of payments onto online banking system
  • Assisting with WP write-offs and matter closures
  • General support to the team

Requirements for the Accounts Assistant include:

  • At least 1 year's general accounting experience, legal experience useful but not essential.
  • GCSE C or above in Maths and English or equivalent qualification
  • Excellent IT skills including a good knowledge Excel and preferably with experience of using finance/accounting software.
  • Accurate and quick data input skills
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Ability to cope with pressure.
  • Team orientated approach.

This role would be considered both on a full time or part time basis.