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Accounting Assistant
 
Title: Accounting Assistant
Category: Logistics / Transportation
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £27,000.00 - £34,000.00
Salary per: annum
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Description:
Background to the Accounts Assistant role:

Our Company’s strength and success comes from bringing together talented and inspirational people. We hire and train the brightest minds and immerse themselves in businesses, actively implementing change using a unique hands-on approach to generate significant and sustainable operational and financial improvements.

Our Business Support Team enables our employees to do the best that they can do.

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a bright and capable Accounts Assistant , to join our UK Team.

The role is permanent, full time and will be based at our Borehamwood office.

Purpose of the role:

You will be responsible for transactional bookkeeping duties such as purchase and sales ledger, payroll and financial reporting on Xero.

This is a full time position (40 hours a week).

This job would suit a bookkeeper who is comfortable taking on a range of duties with a methodical and analytical approach. The job will involve accurately processing invoices from creditors and debtors in a timely manner whilst making sure everything is kept organised. The right candidate will be comfortable working as part of a team, have past bookkeeping experience and be proficient in using Excel.

We are a start up business where you will be liaising closely with all members of the team, in a role that will keep you busy covering a range of different duties.

We are a paper free organisation, and everything that happens in our Software and apps.

Duties will include:

Purchase and Sales ledger by dealing with creditors/debtors, inputting invoices into Xero as well as inputting payments and expenses Preparing financial reports using Xero to report on sales figures and various ad hoc duties relating to management accounts Preparing Expenses approval via expensify Preparing Bills approval via approvalmax Ultimately, a successful Bookeeper will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively Provide accounting and clerical support Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements Reconcile accounts in a timely manner Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database Provide assistance and support to company personnel Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws Constantly update job knowledge Contribute to the development of a centralised fleet procurement policy to enhance and optimise value for money. Foster and maintain effective working relationships with external bodies Requirements

Essential:

Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable clerk or Accounts payable clerk Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures IT and organisational skills Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports Accuracy and attention to detail Aptitude for numbers Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks Well organised English is a must Minimum AAT level 3 Associate’s degree or relevant certification is a plus Flexible approach and capacity to make decisions Proven ability to meet targets Self-motivated and able to work effectively on own initiative A pleasure to work with Sense of humour Desirable:

Experience working with XeroBenefits

Monthly company lunches Great and supportive team Competitive salary
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