Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Centrax are looking to appoint an experienced Accounts Assistant, Level 3 AAT or above, who can be flexible to support the needs of the Finance Department in meeting stringent weekly and monthly reporting deadlines. Reporting to the Divisional Accountant, this position will be Newton Abbot office based.

Centrax are looking to appoint an experienced Accounts Assistant, Level 3 AAT or above, who can be flexible to support the needs of the Finance Department in meeting stringent weekly and monthly reporting deadlines. Reporting to the Divisional Accountant, this position will be Newton Abbot office based. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • This role will be varied with a lot of ad hoc tasks to include:
  • Processing of transactions for Purchase Ledger
  • Processing of transactions for Sales Ledger
  • Cash Book activities
  • Filing and record keeping
  • General office admin
  • Providing cover for other members of the Finance team where appropriate

Essential Skills, Requirements and Personal Attributes

  • Minimum AAT Level 3 qualified
  • Previous experience in an accounting environment
  • Transactional Processing experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with others effectively at all levels
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Highly motivated
  • Willingness to learn
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Respect for confidentiality
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the department
  • Confident, self-motivated and able to take initiative
  • Ability to work within a team

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • Limited medical cover
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Secure on-site parking
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory days

Please provide a full CV when applying and also provide an explanation for any gaps in your employment history where applicable, along with your salary expectations.

Closing Date for applications: 17 December 2021

Whilst applications from persons meeting all of the essential requirements are invited, applicants must already have the right to work in the UK and, where required, must be able to relocate to within daily commutable distance of Newton Abbot at short notice and at their own expense.

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For Recruiters:
At Centrax we know the precise type of person who would flourish in our business. As such we won’t consider speculative or unsolicited CVs from agencies whether emailed to Centrax employees or the HR team.
We only use agencies who have signed up to our preferred supplier list and have an understanding of our business. Only our selected recruitment partners will earn a fee where we have instructed them directly within a specific remit.

Date of Advertisement: 12 November 2021
Vacancy Ref. 2139

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