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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + plus benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: CA - FA - Feb21_1614609969
Contact Name: Corinne Atherton
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Accounts Assistant

Salary range £18-22k per annum

Hours: 40 per week

Daniel Owen Ltd have an opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our Reading based Finance Team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to start their finance career, working a small but busy Accounts team. Central Reading location with free parking on site.

The Accounts Assistant role will provide the opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of finance and administration processes integral to supporting our recruitment business including:

  • General administrative tasks within the finance team
  • Running and checking reports from the finance system
  • Processing invoices, payments and receipts
  • Sourcing and ordering items for the business
  • Responding to finance queries
  • Assisting with month end procedures and reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation of management information
  • Other ad-hoc tasks

The Accounts Assistant will gain both operational and finance support experience and have regular contact with the Sales teams. There will also be some requirement to provide support to other Head Office functions, broadening the range of exposure to wider business activities.

The opportunity to work towards AAT qualifications via an apprenticeship route is available if desired and the role offers good scope for growth and progression.

Daniel Owen Ltd is a recruitment business, operating on a nationwide basis, supplying temporary, long term and permanent staffing solutions to the construction, maintenance, rail, engineering and commercial property sectors. We are a family owned business, established over 35 years ago and currently operating with eleven offices throughout the country.

23 days annual leave plus bank holidays, additional day off for birthday, access to a wide range of retailer and gym discounts, regular Company events and trips.

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