Accounts Assistant
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
2d ago

Calling all Accounts Assistants! Are you passionate about the Accounts and Finance Industry? Do you have significant experience working as an Accounts Assistant?

Do you want to work for an innovative and passionate business that understands that the key to a successful business is successful people?

If so, this could be the perfect role for you.

My client, the UK's largest civil engineering and building contractor is looking for a thorough individual to join their fast paced and growing accounts team as an Accounts Assistant in Solihull.

Your role will be to support the finance department in every aspect, taking on daily duties as required with every opportunity to grow and develop further.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join a fast paced, fun team.

Duties to include

  • Process invoices as required to assist the Purchase and Subcontract Ledger team
  • Waiting time sheets and rebates as required
  • Dealing with invoice queries - liaising with suppliers, surveyors, bricklayers and subcontractors
  • Chasing authorisation of invoices from surveyors and directors
  • Processing Bricklayer invoices
  • Weekly Bricklayer payments
  • Updating labour only spreadsheets
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Understanding & Application of the Construction Industry Scheme
  • Provide cover / support for sales ledger as and when required
  • Ensuring accuracy and self-checking of work
  • Relevant photocopying / filing of invoices when required. Ensuring files are maintained in line with
  • current procedure
  • Covering overflow of reception calls
  • Support colleagues ensuring the department is working as a team to have all accounts up to date
  • and accurate, assisting with colleagues work when required
  • Provide cover / support to Accounts team as and when required with petty cash, cash book
  • reconciliation, assets and month-end processes
  • Working to weekly / monthly deadlines set within procedures
  • Other duties as reasonably required from time to time
  • Skills / Experience Required

  • Previous experience in a similar role - construction industry experience preferred
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Excel and computer literate
  • Meticulous and methodical with the ability to prioritise
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate an extremely high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent organisational skills, focused, motivated and ambitious
  • Team player
  • Ability to learn
  • Experience of Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) desirable
  • Started AAT Level 2 or above
  • Shortlisting taking place w / c 29 / 03 / 2021. Please apply today! : )

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