Senior Accounts Assistant

  • Finance
  • 14/04/2024
  • Plymouth

Job Information

Salary :

£11-£15 per hour

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

Our client is one of an elite few Machine Tool Builders in the UK, who also design, manufacture and distribute a range of drill press and tapping Machines for the International market.

Currently looking for a Senior Accounts Assistant, the successful applicants must be professional, conscientious, and organised, with exceptional attention to detail..

This is a Full-time role working from 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday. Friday 8am till 12.30pm

Role Specific Duties:

  • Checking Bank
  • Adding all receipts and payments to Sage 200
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Input purchase invoices
  • Monitor/action emails from the accounts inbox
  • Answer phone and deal with queries
  • Create Sales Invoices
  • Dealing with the suspense account
  • Enter petty cash receipts
  • Filing/archiving
  • Creating a payment run
  • Authorising Purchase orders
  • Chasing outstanding Debts
  • Write up minutes for management meeting
  • Create a cashflow report
  • Sort any discrepancies
  • Reconcile petty cash, credit card statement, bank, currencies direct, PayPal
  • Prepayment and Accruals
  • Management Accounts
  • Payroll and Payroll journals
  • VAT Return
  • Credit checking customers

Key Skills:

  • Organised and methodical, able to work to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent telephone manner, able to explain financial matters and discuss issues.
  • Works well on their own initiative, identifies areas for improvement and development.
  • Works well in a team, friendly and conscientious.
  • Excellent computer skills, able to use Excel and Word, Microsoft Office, Sage 50


  • AAT part qualified or qualified by experience.
  • Accounting: 2 plus Years
  • SAGE – Essential
  • SAGE 200 – beneficial


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

If you have the experience and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.

For informal chat, please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Laura Meadows. Many thanks for your interest.