Accounts Assistant Job In Salisbury

Accounts Assistant


  • £9.50 per hour
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
  • Salisbury
  • Job Ref: 555101669
  • Permanent

Job Details

Accounts Assistant required to work within the financial department for a local government body based in SALISBURY. This is a full time, 3 month temporary position with the possibility to extend. Paying £9.50 per hour. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 09.00am - 17.00pm. Benefits include: FREE parking, Flexi Time, a friendly working environment and free tea and coffee.

As an Accounts Assistant you will be part of a team responsible for carrying out a wide range of financial administrative tasks. Duties will include:

  • Check invoices are valid, correctly addressed and match to order
  • Scan and register all invoices with the correct code for distribution to managers
  • Deal with any invoices that are rejected or wrongly distributed on the Accounts Payable system
  • Reconcile purchase cards and petty cash accounts and journal onto the General Ledger
  • File processed invoices and orders into a specific filing system
  • Manage the invoices and orders to avoid delays in payment
  • Raise debtor invoices and follow up payment
  • Post out remittance slips/cheques
In order to become part of this successful team as an Accounts Assistant you must possess the following:
  • 4 GCSE's Grade C or above, must include English & Maths or an equivalent Level 2 qualification
  • Experience in a financial admin position and an understanding of VAT
  • Good working knowledge of IT Systems and Microsoft packages, specifically Excel
  • Accurate keying skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Confident and professional communication skills
  • Able to prioritise, use initiative and manage time effectively
If you wish to apply to become an Accounts Assistant, please do so by clicking the button below and Pertemps Salisbury will respond within 48 hours.