Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Exeter, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14282_1551358768
Contact Name: Charlotte Dyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 12:59

Job Description

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Monday to Friday / 9am - 6pm
Location: Exeter, Outskirts

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a small team based on the outskirts of Exeter. Your role will be to manage a busy purchase ledger function and provide a range of accounting and administrative support to the finance team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company with the opportunity to further and develop your career. As you will be working within a small team environment the successful candidate must be proactive and a strong team player. As the role develops you will have the opportunity to get involved in other areas of the accounting function.


*Manage the purchase ledger function, ensuring the accurate input of invoices, dealing with queries both internally and with suppliers, undertaking statement reconciliations and provide the Finance Director with a monthly payment schedule.
*Assist in the smooth running of the Sales ledger including credit control, posting sales receipts, processing sales invoices and updating customer portals.
*Manage the fixed asset register including reconciling to the accounts on a monthly basis and posting the FA journal.
*Manage the customer rebate and promotions support log.
*Assist with daily bank reconciliations, including the posting of bank receipts and payments.
*Assist the Finance Director with the month end accounts including ledger reconciliations and journal postings.
*Assisting the department with general accounting queries and provide accounting and clerical support to the Accounts Manager and Finance Director.

Skills and Experience Required:

*Ideally AAT Level 2 or 3 Qualified or working towards this
*Proven accounting experience gained within an Accounts team and a good understanding of accountancy concepts including hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports.
*Excellent communication skills with staff and suppliers at all levels
*Experience of Sage and/or Access accountancy software. Competency in MS Office, Sage Accounts, Online banking and ability to pick up new software quickly.

If this sounds like something you are interested in or you would like more information, please call Charlotte on 01392 421100 for a completely confidential chat!

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