Accounts Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover) – Harwich, Essex.
Status: Full time / Maternity Cover potentially up to 12 Months
Location: Harwich, Essex.
Hours: 9am-6pm Monday – Friday (1 hour for lunch each day)
Salary: Competitive/negotiable dependent upon skills and experience
We’re recruiting on a temporary basis (potentially up to 12 months Maternity cover) for an Accounts Assistant to work as part of our busy Finance team primarily responsible for Accounts Payable, ensuring that a high volume of overhead & direct purchase invoices are timely and accurately authorised and posted.
You will act as first point of contact for enquiries by suppliers, chase any missing invoices, credit notes, statements or VAT invoices following the payment of pro-formas.
In addition you will be responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the purchase ledger through statement reconciliations, arranging payments for suppliers and sending out remittances. Attention to detail if vital as is a working knowledge of Excel as you will be responsible for the preparation of daily, month end and year-end bank reconciliation.
Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required;
- Accounting Qualifications preferred but not essential
- Similar experience essential
- Attention to detail is imperative
- Excellent written and oral skills
- Ability to deliver results against tight deadlines
- Be a team player
- Maintain accuracy and calmness when under pressure
If you have the necessary skills and experience and want to work with excellent people in a growing Company, then we would love to hear from you.