Accounts Assistant

Competitive salary - Cambridge (North), Cambridgeshire - Full Time, Permanent

Our client, a leading company in the development of display technology based in North Cambridge, is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team.

Job Description

The Accounts Assistant will provide support to the Finance Team in processing accounting information, specifically the purchase ledger, bank, VAT reporting, sales and fixed asset register. The Accounts Assistant will work closely with the Financial Accountant and Financial Controller for day-to-day activities providing assistance with month end reporting and recommendations for areas for improvement. The role will also involve liaising with suppliers and budget holders to ensure timely processing of invoices and ensuring that queries are quickly resolved.

Duties & Responsibilities

 

The ideal candidate will have strong experience working within a finance department, preferably with experience of working in an Accounts Assistant role involving purchase ledger, and will ideally be educated to A-Level standard (GCSE minimum, including Maths and English, or NVQ level 2-3). Demonstrable experience of real competency in double entry bookkeeping and accounting principles is required, achieved either by relevant experience or via AAT/CIMA/ACCA/ACA professional qualification. Candidates must have excellent IT skills, in particular, advanced competency in MS Excel, and must have strong knowledge and experience of accounting software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, alongside strong attention to detail and the ability to communicate with people at all levels. Experience of working in a customer service oriented department, and experience of working in a fast-moving environment such as a hi-tech or R&D organisation would be highly desirable.

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