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Accounts Assistant



Ref EB9901

We‘re at interview stage but it‘s not too late. Suitably experienced candidates invited to apply ASAP.

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Accounts Assistant - Falmouth - £24-27,000 

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to have been exclusively engaged by an innovative and fast growing engineering business that urgently seek to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their friendly finance team. This is a full time, permanent opportunity to be based at the company’s headquarters in Falmouth. The role represents a great opportunity for an ambitious Accounts Assistant seeking to advance their career with an interesting and expanding business that place great emphasis on employee development. 

Working closely with the company’s Finance Manager and FD, the successful candidate will also be well supported by a wider accounting team and will interact regularly with other department heads. The role will initially have a strong accounts payable focus but it is anticipated that this role will take on a broader scope moving forwards. Key responsibilities to include: 

- Provide full support to the company’s Finance Manager in many aspects of the day-to-day financial operations of the business 

- Play a key role in the maintenance of the accounts payable function: posting and processing supplier invoices, raising POs and preparing supplier payment runs

- General account reconciliations 

- Work closely with the company Management Accountant in the production of reporting packs 

- Assist in the smooth operations of the accounts receivable function, monitoring aged debtor status, raising and sending customer invoices 

- Act as an initial point of contact for resolving supplier and customer billing queries 

- Assist the senior finance team with a number of month-end processes 

- Collating credit card receipts and transactions 

- Assist the senior finance team with a variety of ongoing accounting projects

For this role we seek an Accounts Assistant with at least 12 months of recently gained experience, either part/fully AAT qualified or qualified by experience. This is a highly visible role that regularly interacts with colleagues throughout the business so great communications skills a must! Good general IT experience and competent in the use of MS Excel and cloud-based accounting platforms would be highly desirable skills. 

For further details including a comprehensive role specification, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB9901 ASAP. 


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