Accounts Support Assistant (Hastings)
Our client is based in Hastings and is recruiting for an Accounts Support Assistant to join their team for a 6-month contact. They are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and computer literate person to support their Finance Team with daily accounting, bookkeeping and administrative duties.
To assist the Accounts team with daily, monthly and yearly processes including adhoc administrative duties.
To assist the Accounts team in keeping the accounting records.
To report to the Accounts team leader regarding the day-to-day tasks associated with the accounts department.
Counting and preparing the takings from all sources connected to the companies.
Analyse income onto banking consolidation sheets in preparation for SAGE input.
Check supplier invoices received by iCompleat and arrange for appropriate authorisation and import into accounting programme.
Control of petty cash systems including the payment of staff and volunteers’ expenses.
Issuing floats for various functions as and when directed by Accounts Assistants.
Liaising/communicating with other departments regarding income received and other queries as required.
Dealing with queries in a timely and professional manner.
Carry out other duties associated with the finance department as directed by other members of the Accounts team and the Accounts and Payroll Team Leader.
Carry out duties with full regard to the Company’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policies.
Act as a responsible individual in relation to Health and Safety and be aware of the responsibilities of all employees to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, staff and volunteers.
Ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest standard, and in accordance with current quality initiatives within the work area.
Carry out any other duties, within an appropriate level of responsibilities as required.
Undertake flexible hours as and when the need arises to maintain cover in the Finance Office.
Ensure confidentiality at all times.
Support and participate in the fundraising activities wherever possible.
Be an ambassador.
Ensure that the disclosure and use of confidential staff and company information is both lawful and ethical, and to recognise own responsibility for compliance with relevant legislation.
Promote, at all levels, the Company’s vision, values and strategic objectives.
Skills and Experience:
Excellent numeracy skills
Good literacy skills
Knowledge of Sage Account software
Knowledge of bookkeeping
Experience of working in an office
Good Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Ability to work on own
Ability to work to strict deadline
A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Able to move/lift coin containers, banking bags and coin floats from a low level
Able to stand for periods of time, if needed, to operate cash counting machines.
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm
37.5 hours per week