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Accounts Assistant - 9 month Fixed Term Contract (20802)
N/A Stafford , Staffordshire 532 Days Ago
Posted: 12-08-2019
18,000 - 20,000 - 18,000 - 20,000 Per Annum
Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm
Accounts & Finance
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum

Candidate Requirements:

  • AAT qualification preferred but not essential
  • Maths & English GCSE C or above
  • A high level of computer literacy especially Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of accounts software i.e. Opera, Sage Line 50 or similar essential
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate with individuals internally and externally clearly and concisely
  • To be a fast learner, have attention to detail and ability to produce work to high levels of accuracy
  • Confident telephone manner

Job Description:

We are supporting an organisation that offers a specialist consultancy service to clients within the agricultural sector. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant with an immediate start to help them out on a 9-month fixed term contract. This role is to support the existing finance team through a very busy period and through a transition period to new systems.


Duties for the Accounts Assistant will be as follows:


  • Setting up new clients & suppliers
  • Producing invoices
  • Posting payments and remittances
  • Reconciling supplier statements and following up on queries
  • Chasing up outstanding debts
  • Running off customer statements
  • Liaising with other departments and suppliers to resolve queries and disputes.
  • Reporting/analysing data as required
  • General administration and associated/relevant tasks delegated by senior members of the team
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