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Senior Accounts Assistant

Hays Senior Finance
Kent, England, Maidstone
GBP30000.0 - GBP35000.0 per annum + £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
You will work for a leading organisation in its sector. The Senior Accounts Assistant role is a full time and permanent opportunity, based in Maidstone, Kent.

Your new role

  • Manage and run all aspects of monthly company payroll and pension scheme
  • Manage and process all outgoing payments including ad hoc requests
  • Manage all payment runs for suppliers and subcontractors to deadlines
  • Approve and process subcontractor invoices
  • Perform regular bank reconciliations
  • Pay all utility bills in a timely manner
  • Process clocking in data and timesheets to build timesheets for each hourly paid employee. Self-manage the clocking in systems and resolve any arising issues.
  • Produce sales invoices for clients and monitor accounts receivable
  • Monitor accounts payable ensuring all supplier accounts are balanced and up to date
  • Monitor accounts shared email box and respond to all incoming email/ telephone queries
  • Record all holiday and absences
  • Administration of all HR related documents - employment contracts, offer letters, disciplinaries.
  • Liaise with all employees and respond to any employment/ personal queries
  • Submission of CIS returns in a timely manner
  • Preparation and submission of monthly VAT return
  • Petty cash management
  • Using purchase order system.
  • Working with auditors at company year end
  • Work closely with Accounts Administrator to ensure all payment deadlines are met

What you\'ll need to succeed

  • Experience within a similar role
  • Experience of SAGE
  • Strong MS Office experience
  • Ideally have knowledge of CIS
  • Ideally have, or be working towards, a professional accountancy qualification (AAT / ACCA / CIMA)

What you\'ll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary of £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (DOE).

What you need to do now

If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
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