Accounts Assistants - £20-30,000 pro rata dependant on experience

2 full time Accounts Assistants Required (or 1 full time/1 part time) 

Long established, successful private Company

Central Hertford

Modern, air-conditioned office

20+ employees on site

Lively environment

Job Role:

  • Daily Banking:  Posting Customer payments to Sage, banking cheques at Barclays, posting outward direct debit payments to Suppliers
  • Daily Pro-forma Invoicing:  Set up new account if needed, raise pro-forma paperwork, submit to customer.  Notifying pro-forma payments received.
  • Daily payments:  Set up & authorise payments on bank.
  • Customer Monthly Statements:  Emailed once a month to customers, some hard copies posted
  • Credit card payments posted to Sage Monthly 
  • Proof of Deliveries:  Obtain from Delivery Company and send to customers as requested.
  • Processing Supplier Invoices Monthly:  Each invoice signed off, processed onto Sage and then filed.
  • Monthly Supplier Statements:  Request statement from all suppliers we have a balance with, check that each account matches our Sage, request missing invoices/process when received and raise/raise & resolve any account queries.
  • Monthly Supplier Payments:  Aged Creditors checked against each supplier statement, highlighted for payment,  for double-check, set up each payment on Sage, authorise on bank
  • Office Filing:  The filing of all accounts paperwork.
  • Failed Delivery/Storage Charges:  Investigate, discuss with factory & customer, book onto Sage, raise invoice/paperwork, file/engineer updates, chase customer.
  • Expenses: Process engineer expenses for payment – chase/query receipts.
  • Petty cash
  • Credit Control Experience preferred but not essential


AAT qualification preferred, but not essential.  Full training will be given.

Flexible working will be considered.

Salary £20 – 30k dependent upon experience.

Private health Insurance (after qualifying period)

Pension contribution (after qualifying period)

Annual bonus scheme

There are no parking facilities on site, although there are public car parks and on street parking nearby.  Candidates within walking/cycling distance preferred.