Accounts Assistant – FTC

Job Title: Accounts Assistant – FTC
Contract Type:
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • £27,000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7323

    Job description:

    We are seeking an Accounts Assistant to cover maternity leave for a leading educational organisation in Kettering.

    This role will be reporting into the Finance Manager and will be working in a team of 5 to maintain accurate financial records.


    What you can expect:

    • £27,000
    • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
    • Health assured EAP service
    • Statutory pension
    • On-site parking
    • Subsidised breakfast and lunch
    • Working hours 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am – 4.00pm Friday


    Role Duties:

    • Processing financial transactions; invoices, receipts / payments and credit card transactions
    • Processing of supplier payments / setting up payment run
    • Reconciliation of purchase ledger control account
    • Monthly bank reconciliations across multiple accounts
    • Quarterly VAT checks
    • Processing of journals
    • Reconciliation of credit card statements and petty cash
    • Control of the finance inbox and responding to queries
    • Assistance with other duties as required by the Finance Manager


    Skills and experience required:

    • AAT Level 3 desired / QBE
    • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Good working knowledge of using an accountancy software system and experience of Excel (formulas / VLOOKUP’s)
    • Strong communication and relationship building skills
    • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Self-disciplined, organised, and able to work to deadlines

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