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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: Oxfordshire, Oxford
  • Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: AC00020
  • Recruiter: Aiden Collins

My client, a leading research company based just outside of Oxford, are actively recruiting for an experienced Account Assistant. The successful candidate will join a small team of motivated, spirited individuals, with a fantastic, social culture and will be tasked with aiding the continued success of the finance department.

The Role: As an Accounts Assistant, you will cover a variety of roles including the processing of purchase and sales transactions, reconciling bank and statement accounts as well as aiding the preparation of quarterly reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing of sales & purchase invoices onto system, ensuring correct coding
  • Reconciling bank statements on a weekly & monthly basis
  • Assisting the preparation of quarterly reports
  • P&L Management
  • Preparation of weekly payment runs
  • Communicating with suppliers and customers, minimising invoice queries to ensure timely payments
  • AR and Credit Control duties, including debt collection
  • Other ad-hoc finance duties when requested

The Candidate:

  • Minimum of 1 year working in accounts
  • Part AAT qualified or equivalent would be desirable
  • Good skills on MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate with variety of customers & suppliers
  • Ability to work both independently and within a small team
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be able to work full time hours (37.5 per week)

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (dependent upon experience)
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - this rises to 26 after 3 years of service
  • Quarterly and annual rewards & bonus
  • Free parking
  • Encouragement of study support and career development
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