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Temporary Account Assistant

Temporary Account Assistant

  • Location

    Royston, Hertfordshire

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    £250 - £275 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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One of the worlds largest and most innovative sustainable technology organisations has an urgent requirement for an Interim Accounts Assistant.

This will be an interim contract offering up to £275 p/d inside IR35 for a candidate to be based in Royston - home working will be available.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the Accounts Assistant will undertake a range of duties within the accounts function assisting with the day to day running of the Precious Metals Management accounts department.

Principal accountabilities

  • Prepare, input and organise approval of daily payments
  • Maintain a small purchase ledger
  • Assist with Sales Ledger cash allocation
  • Chase outstanding debtors
  • Organise inter-company payments
  • Review and analyse costs
  • Perform Bank Reconciliations
  • Assist with Cash forecasting
  • Assist with month end duties including reconciliations and input of period end journals
  • Continuous review of the credit position of our trading counterparties
  • Provide cover for other members of the team as necessary
  • Carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Key Requirements:

  • AAT or other accounting qualification
  • Significant relevant accounts experience
  • Computer literate with experience of MS packages including Excel, Outlook, Word
  • Experience of accounting software e.g. SAP/SAGE/JDE

This is an extremely urgent requirement so if it is of interest please give apply immediately and contact to find out more.