Accounts Assistant

St. Albans Permanent £23,000 - £24,000 per year
  • Fast pace and engaging company with a positive work environment
  • Accounts Assistant role based in St Albans for retail solutions company

About Our Client

Our client, focuses on bringing cutting-edge commercial solutions to the market, with a strong partnership with one of Europe's largest retail manufacturer. Their innovative, high-tech products emphasise a complete retail package, tailored to meet the unique needs of their customers. They offer a wide range of retail solutions, from standard shelving to parcel lockers.

Job Description

The primary duties of the Accounts Assistant involve:

  • Managing and maintaining the purchase ledger, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Processing supplier invoices, matching them with purchase orders and delivery notes, and resolving discrepancies.
  • Verifying the validity of expenses and ensuring they comply with company policies.
  • Timely and accurate data entry into accounting software or systems.
  • Reconciling supplier statements to maintain accurate account balances.
  • Preparing and processing payment runs, including checks, electronic transfers, and direct debits.
  • Assisting in month-end and year-end financial closing activities.
  • Contributing to the overall financial health of the organisation by providing support to the finance team in various tasks.
  • Staying up-to-date with relevant accounting and regulatory standards to ensure compliance.
  • Answering and resolving queries via phone and email from suppliers & customers as required

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous Experience in general accounts role
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Exceptional Attention to Detail
  • Demonstrates a Professional Telephone Manner
  • Level 3 AAT or studying towards

What's on Offer

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • 24 Days Holiday + Bank Holiday
Contact
Maisie Grayland
Quote job ref
JN-102023-6220422
Phone number
+44 172 773 0108

Job summary

Job function
Finance
Sub Sector
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Retail
Location
St. Albans
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Maisie Grayland
Consultant phone
+44 172 773 0108
Job reference
JN-102023-6220422