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Accounts Assistant (Temp to Perm)

Posted by i-Placements on 02.08.2016
Job ID: 799100
Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Accounting, Administration, Advert / Media / Entertainment, Executive Positions
Salary: £25,000.00 per year
Job Views: 9134
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 02.08.2016


Accountancy: Accounts Admin, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Manager, Analyst, Assistant Accountant, Auditor, Bookkeeper, Credit Controller, External Auditor (Non-Qual.), Finance Manager, Graduate Trainee, Insolvency, Internal Auditor (Non-Qual.), Legal Cashier, Management Accountant (Part-Qual.), Part-Qualified Acc., Payroll, Practice (Non-Qual.), Project Accountant, Public Sector, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Qualified by Experience, Sales Ledger Clerk, Treasury, Other Accountancy
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Estate Agency: Auctioneer, Branch Manager, Estate Agent, Lettings Negotiator, Property Manager, Property Sales, Valuer, Other Estate Agency
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Job Description

3 Month Contract based in beautiful Oxfordshire - must be a car driver or driver - as you will need your own transport.  There are great links by Public Transport also.


The main focus of the role is to be an integral member of the Finance team, with particular emphasis on accounts payable / employee expenses. Initially this will involve assisting in the smooth transition of the accounts function.

As the integration of the finance function, progresses, it is envisaged that the responsibilities will change and evolve.

Key Responsibilities:

1.     Process staff expense claims for payment through the Payroll, ensuring that:

·       All claims are processed by the 10th of each calendar month at the latest

·       Claims are in line with the company’s expenses policy

·       Claims are supported by receipts as appropriate

·       Expenses are correctly coded and VAT accounted for

·       The validated expense summary is passed to Payroll for payment

  • Assist in the entry of supplier invoices onto the accounting system (Sage or MSG)

4.     Maintain the IF Cash Book (prior to transition), with the following objectives:

·       Update Cash Book transactions on a daily basis

·       Reconcile the IFF Cash Book to the Bank Statement on a daily basis

·       Ensure that all Cash Book transactions are coded correctly

·       Prepare and raise sales invoices

·       Investigate anomalies arising during the preparation of invoices

·       Manage IF AR Ledger to minimise cash tied up in debtors.

·       Investigate disputes with customers


Personal Specification

To be successful in this role the applicant must:

·       Have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role

·       Have qualified up to Stage 3 AAT or have an A Level qualification in an Accountancy related subject

·       Good knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

·       Knowledge of Sage 200 and / or MSG software an advantage

·       Available to occasionally travel to the IF office in Camberley, to assist in the transition to Wallingford, prior to the end of March.


PLEASE APPLY in the first instance to receive an immediate call back.


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