Accounts Assistant

AASK Recruitment / Watford / £25,000 - £30,000


40 Hour working week 

20 days holiday in addition to bank holidays. 

Salary range £25-30k depending on experience and qualifications. 

Location - Watford 


Role titleAssistant Accountant 

Dept:  Finance 

Reports to:  Senior Management Accountant 

Job Brief: 

To support the finance department, accountant, and management team by completing routine clerical and accounting tasks. Preparing budgets, maintaining reports, and completing basic bookkeeping and accounting duties for the company. You will be competent in managing expense reports and reimbursements, entering financial transactions into databases, and reconciling invoices. You will help the accounting department run smoothly, ensuring transparency and efficiency in all transactions. Your goal will be to maintain accurate records and you will be able to take charge of the daily accounting tasks with adequate supervision when required. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Recording financial transactions daily 
  • Issuing payment invoices and receipts to clients 
  • Preparing and submitting periodic financial reports to management 
  • Performing account reconciliations 
  • Processing income statements, balance sheets and other management account reports, under the supervision of the senior accountant 
  • Review expenditures for the company – Such as payroll and petty cash expenses) 
  • Assist with asset audits, as necessary. 
  • Assisting with other accounting tasks as assigned 


Essential Experience: 

  • Math’s and numeracy skills 
  • Knowledge of financial accounting 
  • Computer literacy and working knowledge of relevant accounting software packages. 
  • Have an in-depth understanding of financial reporting principles. 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Great attention to detail 
  • Analytical skills 
  • The ability to work well in a team or in a stand-alone role – As and when required. 
  • A strong background in financial accounting 


Desired Experience:  

  • Ideally a year’s accounting experience – not essential 
  • Familiarity with using accounting journals. 
  • ACCA programme qualification – is a plus but not a requirement. 
  • Previous experience working with multiple clients. 
February 26, 2024
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