Accounts Assistant - Construction Industry

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    27000 £ - 30000 £ / Year

We are looking for a friendly Accounts Assistant to join a leading, established and exciting construction and property firm in the heart of London. Joining the team here is the beginning of a great career in a fantastic industry, with lots of opportunity to learn and progress.

If you are a friendly, reliable, hardworking individual who loves working in a team, supporting others and buzzes off being organised. A great communicator, with high attention to detail this IS the role for you. This is a social, open plan, modern, bright and airy office with great colleagues.


JOB TITLE: Accounts Assistant


COMPANY TYPE: Dynamic, vibrant and creative construction company

LOCATION: Farringdon/Chancery Lane Area

SALARY: £27,000 - £30,000

CULTURE: Enthusiastic, driven, fun and trendy office culture. Everyone works hard and gets on!

BENEFITS: Pension, Development and training, Holiday



  • Assisting the Finance Manager in maintaining the business's accounting records: Including updating the supplier's ledger with invoices, maintaining and reconciling the business's bank account, petty cash records, and adding and reconciling the business credit card transactions.

  • Dealing with accounts queries.

Purchase Ledger

  • Adding supplier invoices to the purchase ledger

  • Monthly Purchase Ledger Reconciliations

  • Process Purchase Ledger Payments

  • Issuing of remittance advice to Wholesalers

  • Maintaining Clean Ledgers & Filling System

  • Maintain Direct Debit Schedule.

Bank & Cash

  • Create payments for approval in HSBC net

  • Post payments in SAGE Line 50

  • Daily Bank reconciliation

  • Post credit card & direct debit Payments

  • Control and post petty cash expenditure.


  • Collate Client-side retention

Sales Ledger

  • Issue customer invoices from valuations received from Commercial Managers

  • Credit Control duties, ensuring all Sales invoices are paid within the agreed payment terms.

Management Accounts

  • Post Journals including Prepayments & Accruals

  • Assist with overhead analysis against budget

  • Assist with Balance Sheet & P&L Reconciliations

Other Duties

  • Process monthly employee expenses to Eque2/Sage & process payments.

  • Assist with Quarterly VAT Returns

  • Provide cover for the Subcontractor Clerk during leave periods,

  • Completion of Ad-hoc duties upon instruction from the Finance Manager

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Finance, Business or Economics qualification or training for a qualification

  • AAT Level 4 Qualified*

  • Experience with Sage, Eque2 & COINs is a bonus

  • 3 Years Minimum Accounting within the Construction Industry

  • Understanding of C.I.S Legislation is a bonus.

  • Looking to complete ACCA, CIMA, or similar qualification.

Required skills

  • Highly organised individual with an all-round ability, who is willing and able to take ownership of all tasks

  • Positive and motivated

  • Multi-tasker with excellent attention to detail

  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, professional, diplomatic and able to build relationships easily

  • Able to work in a pressurised environment

  • Enthusiastic and able to inspire others

  • Ability to adapt to and manage change

  • Proactive

  • Excellent Excel Skills


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