Accounts Assistant

Posted 09 May 2023
Salary £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
LocationChalfont St Giles
Job type Temporary
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

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

Duties of the Part Time 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 Part Time 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.