Accounts assistant Temporary

First Personnel
10.00 GBP Annual
16 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type

First Personnel are currently looking for a Accounts Assistant on a temporary basis, initially for 3 months:

Monday to Thursday - 8.30am to 5.00pm

Friday - 8.30am to 3.45pm

This includes an unpaid lunch break of 45 minutes each working day; making a total of 37.5 hours per week.

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Temporary
  • Kidderminster
  • Temporary (3 months)
  • Salary dependant on experience


Job Title:

Accounts Assistant - Temporary Contract

Reports To:

Financial Controller



General Description

To take ownership of the expenses system, reviewing, posting and paying expenses. To administer purchase ledger payments. To reconcile balance sheet, purchase ledger and employee expense accounts.

Main Duties, Operational Tasks and Responsibilities

• To check submitted expenses comply with the expenses policy and post them to SAP

• To be the key user for the expenses system, resolving queries with employees

• To make payments to suppliers and staff for expenses on a regular basis e.g. cheque or BACs, posting the payments to SAP

• To reconcile the control accounts in the ledgers at the end of each month

• To revalue sales and purchase ledgers at month to reflect changes in foreign exchange rates

• To prepare the accruals & prepayments and agree them to SAP

• To prepare and review the company Balance Sheet and balance sheet recs

• To manage stock including demo stock, ensuring that it is tracked properly

• To assist other members of the Accounts Team as required

• Any other task reasonably requested by senior management within the skills and role of the job

Requirements of the Job

• AAT qualified OR QBE with at least 3 years of accounting experience

• Knowledge of SAP highly desirable, or other financial system essential

• Excellent MS Excel skills and general IT skills essential

• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

• Good numerical skills

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to learn quickly

Please send cv with covering letter to email address provided or call ask for Abbie.