Accounts Assistant

Alexander Daniels
Leamington Spa
£20,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a large engineering company located in Leamington Spa.


The role is based at Leamington site and will support the Financial Controller in all elements of the finance department.

Accountability / Key Responsibilities

Accounts Receivable / Payable

Daily cashbook

Managing mail in/out and filing

Processing employee expenses and credit card claim forms

Supporting A/P with processing of purchase invoices and performing supplier statement reconciliations

Printing and sending sales invoices

Period end close

Supporting month end process (preparing and processing journals, uploading transaction data to reporting system)

Dealing with intercompany transactions and reconciliations

Balance sheet reconciliations

Other financial areas

Administrate the timesheet system for completeness and accuracy in upload to ERP system

Support Finance Controller with the preparations of Management Accounts and issue to directors

Provide support through ad hoc reporting, data analysis, support through year end and audit, etc.


In order to be successful, you will be able to demonstrate:

Must Have

Have completed or be studying towards AAT.

Energy and enthusiasm to improve and develop business processes.

Highly organised with the ability to prioritise workload flexibly to support the business requirements.

Familiar with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.

Should Have

Confident communicator able to deal with internal stakeholders in Finance and Operational from all parts of the business as well as external stakeholders with auditors, suppliers and customers.

Can do attitude

Could Have

Prior work experience in a busy Finance office

Experience of using ERP systems, specifically BAAN.

Key Words: AAT, Accounts Assistant, BAAN