Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Crowborough, East Sussex
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Assistant
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Accounts Assistant

£35,000 per annum

Benefits: 22 days annual leave + BH, Pension, Parking, Annual Pay Review, Life Assurance +++

Office Hours: Monday - Friday - 8.30am - 5.30pm. 100% office based.


Are you looking for a role within Accounts where you can work directly with the Finance Director and utilise your proven Financial / Accounting abilities and develop? Can you manage a heavy workload and work within tight deadlines, especially at the end of the month!?

To oversee and participate in all aspects of the Finance Department to achieve timely and accurate production of financial reporting. Working within this small supportive and professional team, you will assist the Finance Director by reporting and managing the day to day accounting functions across the business.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • * Month end invoicing

  • * Sales ledger and credit control
    * Purchase ledger and supplier payments
    * Assist with preparation of the monthly management accounts
    * Cash flow management
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Petty cash management
    * Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns
    * Monthly payroll, including HMRC payments and statutory reports
    * Expense reconciliation
    * Liaise with the external company Accountant as required
    * Prepare reports to identify results, trends, forecasts, and variances
    * Prepare ad hoc financial reports
    * Effective management of accounting systems
    * Other duties that may arise as and when required

Key Skills:

* Accounts preparation to draft accounts stage * Knowledge of Sage 50 * Use of Excel * Good IT skills * Reliable and trustworthy * High degree of personal integrity and honesty * Accuracy and attention to detail * Adaptable and flexible * Strong organisational skills (including time-management) * Highly self-motivated

Future Scope:

Constant liaison with Finance Director, Directors, other team members, clients and suppliers. As the business grows there is scope to extend financial responsibilities strategically.


Please apply online with your latest CV for consideration for this role or send your CV to us directly in confidence; /

This role is role is being managed by Debbie Foster - Tunbridge Wells - Office Angels - 01892 614242

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