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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
REF: MTF240120(2)_1579866079
Contact Name: Matt Funge
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Accounts Assistant
Watford, Hertfordshire
£23,000 - £25,000

The client we're working with, an established and leading scientific research company based in Watford, is currently seeking a competent and skilled Accounts Assistant to join it's finance team based at Head Office. The role will support the finance team in general day-to-day accounting activities, ensuring that all data and figures are accurately recorded and easily accessible at all times. The role would suit a recent graduate who is skilled in administrative activities, and who has a good understanding of general financial principles. Good knowledge of accounting systems would also be advantageous.

Key responsibilities
- Input and accurately record financial transactions as necessary
- Prepare and send out invoices
- Process payments and record as required
- Incoming payment reconciliation against outstanding invoices
- Verify all financial transactions and ensure that they are always accurate
- Track relevant expenses and record accordingly
- Take responsibility for some bank transactions as directed by management

Experience/skills required
- University degree (preferably in a relevant financial field)
- Familiarity with accounting and bookkeeping principles
- Strong administration and mathematical skills
- Ability to identify irregularities and escalate as required
- Confident communication skills and willingness to follow instructions
- Attention to detail

If you are a recent graduate looking for an excellent opportunity in finance then please apply!