Accounts Assistant Jobs

An Accounts Assistant supports the finance team as a whole and is responsible for helping an accounts team or a single accountant with a variety of tasks such as reporting, ledger work, administration and account reconciliation.

Accounts Assistant job description and responsibilities

Day to day activities for an Accounts Assistant may include raising, sending and paying invoices, reconciling company accounts and chasing late payments. In addition to this the Accounts Assistant may support with various administration tasks and is often on hand to answer any queries.

Typical duties for an Accounts Assistant:

  • Processing invoices
  • Credit control
  • Maintaining the company purchase and sales ledgers
  • Bank and supplier statement reconciliations
  • Raising invoices
  • Responding to queries
  • Processing expenses
  • Basic administration

Accounts Assistant job qualifications, experience and skills

To secure a role as an Accounts Assistant you may in some cases be asked for the following:

  • A degree in a finance/maths/business related subject
  • An AAT qualification, or evidence of working towards one
  • Previous experience of working within a finance team in a role with similar duties

To be successful Accounts Assistant you should have the following skills:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical nature
  • Adaptable style
  • Excellent communication skills

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