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JOB ROLE:           Accounting Assistant

REPORTING TO:  Management Accountant

DURATION:          Permanent

SALARY:              £27,000 - £30,000 + study support

Accounting Assistants support the Accounting department by performing clerical tasks, including processing and recording transactions, preparing reports and budgets, fielding communications with clients and vendors, fact checking, filing, and other duties, as needed.

Accounting Assistants can expect to assist the Accounting department with data entry, processing, and recording transactions, updating the ledger, assisting with audits or fact-checking, and preparing budgets and reports. You should be thorough, accurate, and honest with good bookkeeping skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the Accounting Department.

  • Performing basic office tasks, such as filing, data entry, answering phones, processing the mail, etc.

  • Handling communications with clients and vendors via phone, email, and in-person.

  • Processing transactions, issuing checks, and updating ledgers, budgets, etc.

  • Preparing financial reports.

  • Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies.

Key skills/attributes required:

  • Associate’s degree in related field with work experience.

  • More education, experience, or additional certifications and licenses may be required.

  • Proficiency with computers and bookkeeping software, strong typing skills.

  • Exceptional time management and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity with basic Accounting principles.

  • Professional manner and strong ethical code.

  • Ability to multitask and remain motivated and positive.

  • Commitment to working efficiently and accurately.