Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Accounts Assistant

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum

Chelmsford, Essex

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

*Due to location of the business, you must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle*

My client, a well-established construction company based in Chelmsford, is seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your accounting career and be a part of a dynamic and friendly team.


  • Reporting to the Finance Controller

  • Setting up and ensuring correct information is on accounts system for all new projects and chasing up outstanding information from operational departments

  • Assisting sales ledger staff in creation of customer accounts, ensuring all required information is available, checking credit limits and raising sales invoices

  • Assisting credit control staff in chasing debts, allocating cash, litigation matters, dispute follow up and resolution

  • Document control and assisting in filing across the department

  • Assisting with expenses and credit card processing as required

  • Providing holiday cover for accounts staff

  • Working closely with administration staff across operational departments

  • Ad-hoc project work

  • Assisting the purchase ledger staff on day-to-day tasks as required

Experience and knowledge:

  • Previous experience in a busy account's office

  • AAT qualified or studying towards AAT qualification

  • Sage Line 50 experience is desirable

  • Computer literate, Excel skills will be an advantage

  • Construction Industry experience will be an advantage

Attitude and skills:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Hands on approach, demonstrating good problem-solving skills

  • Can do attitude and ability to work to deadlines

  • Great attention to detail

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