Accounts Assistant
up to £35,000 per annum plus amazing benefits.

Accounts Technician

Ref: 190| Posted: 6th Aug 2018

This vacancy is now closed

Are you an advanced user of Excel with experience in bookkeeping, bank reconciliation and payroll?

We are currently aiding a highly regarded, Letchworth based not for profit company in their recruitment of an Accounts Technician.

As the Accounts Technician, you will be part of a small finance team responsible for administering and maintaining the company’s rent ledger, payroll and banking systems and ensuring the integrity of financial information provided.

The ideal candidate will be an advanced user of Excel, capable of performing VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables as well as being experienced in bookkeeping, bank reconciliation and payroll.

This role is being offered on a permanent, full time basis on a Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm working week.

The salary for this position is flexible dependant on the level of experience, however the upper most banding for this role will be £33,250 increasing to £35,000 after successful completion of probationary period.

The job...

The main duties included within your role of Accounts Technician are as follows: 

  • Undertake responsibility for the day to day administration and accuracy of the company’s Rent Ledger.
  • Ensure that all income is posted accurately and in accordance with deadlines.
  • Calculate and administer annual rent adjustments.
  • Process and administer all aspects of the monthly payroll, including pensions and auto enrolment.
  • Responsible for the administration of the holiday, sickness and flexible working systems.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of all the bank accounts and update cashflow forecast.
  • Calculate and submit quarterly VAT returns.
  • Ensure arrangements are made for the safeguarding and recording of the petty cash.
  • Keep the relevant sections of the Financial Procedures Manual reviewed and updated.
  • Undertake the financial administration and accounts preparation.
  • To work to the Association’s Vision, Mission and Values in all working practices.
  • To ensure that within the scope of this role, that the Value for Money Strategy is observed.
  • To carry out additional responsibilities reasonably associated with the post title and post holder’s capabilities, as and when required by the Association.

The benefits…

The company’s modern offices offer staff free parking in their onsite car park as well as the offering the following company benefits: 

25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), bonus up to £750, flexible working after successful completion of probation and statutory pension.

The experience required…

The role requires you to have previous experience in the following, therefore, please do not apply unless you have the relevant requirements. 

  • Experience of accounts preparation and liaising with external auditors.
  • Experience of bookkeeping and bank reconciliation.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel capable of performing VLOOKUP’s, Pivot Tables and Extracting Data

The application process…

Apply right now! By using the apply button on this page and attaching your CV. 

The agency…

Ellis Mason are a dynamic, fast growing agency that specialise in the Commercial Office sector. We have offices in Letchworth and Welwyn Garden City and employ Consultants that specialise and cover the following locations: North Herts, Central Herts, South Herts, Bedfordshire and parts of Cambridgeshire. 

We are acting as both a Recruitment Business and Recruitment Agency in our recruitment of this position. 

Thank you for your application. Where possible, we endeavour to contact all candidates, however due to the volume of applications we ask that if you have not heard from us within 7 days to please accept that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.