Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant

Job Description

Accounts Assistant

£25,000 – £30,000 + bonus + flexible hybrid working

Aila is excited to be exclusively partnered with a market-leading business based in Hemel Hempstead in the search for an Accounts Assistant to join their established Finance function on a full-time, permanent basis.

This business has an impressive reach and spans Globally with a UK turnover of circa £60m which is growing year on year, whilst the team is a settled one with a supportive Line Manager who offers lots of autonomy as well as strong hybrid working and a flexible working pattern.

Reporting into the Management Accountant and sitting within this small team of 3 you will be an experienced Accounts Assistant who can demonstrate a track record within a similar role.

You will play a key part in the completion of high volume reconciliations, raising purchase orders, assisting with month-end by raising standard journals and raising weekly and monthly sales invoices along with general support to the Finance team.

You will be a confident and clear communicator with a real pride in carrying out high quality work which requires a real keen eye for detail. You will be comfortable with Microsoft Excel and be able to work independently as well as with others to achieve collective targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Raise weekly and monthly sales invoices
  • Weekly sales reconciliation
  • Assist with the month-end process by raising journals
  • Weekly reconciliations and resolving any differences
  • Resolving invoice queries and raising any associated credit notes
  • Adhoc support to Finance team as well as any adhoc analysis required

To be successful in this role you will have 2-3+ years’ of experience within a similar Accounts Assistant position with well-rounded exposure to reconciliations and both sales and purchase ledger. You will be able to work autonomously with limited supervision but possess the communication style to liaise with stakeholders across the business to achieve collective targets. In return, you will receive a strong autonomy to make this role your own, reporting into a supportive Line Manager who will give you flexibility and a business who provides exceptional benefits and stability.

Aila is a specialist finance recruitment business that was established with a modern vision of what a recruitment partner should be. With a genuine goal to provide the best jobs to the best people, we operate as an extended arm of our client’s business and a career coach for our candidates ongoing development.

Apply now for more information on this role. If you’re looking to make a move but this role is different to what you’re looking for, get in contact with us today and start a partnership with a finance agency that puts you first.


Pay range in Hemel Hempstead

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Base salary

£25,000/yr – £30,000/yr

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