Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Colchester, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Accounts Assistant
£24,000 - £30,000, depending on experience
Colchester, Essex
Monday-Friday, 8am-5:30pm

*Applicable accounting qualification such as CIMA or AAT desirable

Responsible for providing proactive, financial information to all employees, where required whilst driving best practice to comply with all company procedures, documented polices and financial legislation.


  • Process all paperwork, ensuring all payments and receipts comply with the correct procedures and are completed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Answer queries from customers, suppliers and employees, providing accurate information to ensure excellent customer service is maintained

  • Input information into the relevant systems, for which you have responsibility, check and reconcile data where appropriate and identify and resolve any discrepancies to ensure 100% accuracy

  • Assist in the development of processes and procedures to improve the efficiency of financial activities within the department

  • Continually audit the accuracy of information held by the finance department to ensure standards are being adhered to

  • Monitor all information to ensure it is up to date and held in a secure location in order to comply with GDPR legislation

The ideal candidate:

  • Working knowledge of basic accountancy principles

  • Payroll experience and working in an office environment

  • Cascade Payroll system experience is desirable

  • Knowledge of payroll systems is preferable

  • Microsoft Excel beginner to an intermediate level

  • Numeracy skills with an attention to detail

  • Time management and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Problem solving

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