Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ashley Page

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Accounts Assistant - Reading - £25,000 - £27,000 per annum

The company

A thriving and dynamic business based in Reading, Thanks to a fast-track progression structure this supportive business require an Accounts Assistant to join their finance team.

The role

This outstanding business is looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to be responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of transactional finance, reporting into the Finance Manager your duties would include:

  • Management of accounts payable function:
  • Match, Batch and coding of multi-currency invoices
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Resolution of internal and external supplier queries
  • Weekly payment runs
  • Management of accounts receivable functions:
  • Posting of multi-currency sales invoices
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Chasing of outstanding debt via telephone & email
  • Cash posting
  • Processing of employee expenses
  • Supporting with P& L analysis and financial reporting
  • Assisting with month end duties (accruals & pre payments)
  • Ad-hoc duties as requested by the finance manager

What you'll need to be successful

With experience already gained and having already worked in a similar role you will have experience in the above duties. Working in a team you will need to have:

  • AAT/ACCA/CIMA Studying
  • Previous experience in a similar finance role
  • Good knowledge of ERP accounting systems
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (v look ups & pivot tables)
  • A willingness to learn and take extra responsibilities

What you'll receive in return

If successful, in return you will receive:

  • A structured training program with fast track progression
  • Modern office environment
  • Onsite parking
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private healthcare
  • Private dental care

How to proceed

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.