• Posted 06-01-2022

Accounts Assistant (part time)

  • Greenock
  • £22-23,000 pro rata
  • Perm

Role overview


The Accounts Assistant oversees the transactional work of the finance department, ensuring that income and expenditure are recorded in the accounting system in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring that expenditure is appropriately authorised, and that payments are accurately and efficiently processed. 


Principal duties


  • Managing the purchase ledger, including performing payment runs and completing supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Managing the sales ledger, including invoicing and cash allocation.
  • Credit control / management.
  • Completing bank reconciliations.
  • Managing staff expenses and credit card reconciliations.
  • Completing quarterly VAT returns.
  • Maintaining nominal ledger to trial balance stage.
  • Working with the Finance Director on ad hoc finance projects.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills


  • Strong experience of working in a busy finance environment.
  • Highly proficient in the use of cloud based finance systems.
  • Good MS Excel, Word and Outlook skills.
  • Highly organised.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Comfortable working within a small and tight-knit team.


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