Accounts Assistant | St Albans | £21k-£23k
Expanding company, £21k-£23k salary, potential to progress, 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays, free parking, pension, private medical insurance, lovely open plan offices!
We are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join our welcoming and expanding client in their beautiful modern offices in St Albans.
You will be responsible for assisting in the accounts for the company’s group of properties. This includes processing rental payments for leasehold properties, the collection of rents receivable, and reconciliations. Liaising with landlords, tenants, senior management and other departments – this is a varied role in a large fast-paced and busy office, so requires a confident communicator.
You will develop accounting and practical skills through the shadowing of other Finance Department members, so if you’re looking for an interesting role and want to work for an exciting growing business, this is the opportunity for you!
Processing monthly and quarterly invoicing of tenant rents and utilities
Processing payment of leasehold property rents
Maintaining the property database
Providing accounting information to external consultants
Assisting in the preparation of billing and cash collection data
Maintaining bank reconciliations
Credit control duties
Ad hoc accounts or admin duties for other departments as required
What the employer is looking for:
At least 1 year of administration or accounts experience
Confident communicator - both verbal and written
Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel) and Sage 200 programmes
A basic understanding of credit control and accounting reconciliation would be beneficial, but not essential
Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and to work to deadlines
Ability to develop positive working relationships with colleagues and external contacts
Analytical and problem solving skills
Rational decision making and strategic thinking
What’s in it for you:
Salary: £21k - £23k
Fantastic training and potential to grow with the company
22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Pension - employees 5% and employer 3%
Private medical insurance (following probation)
Lovely, modern open plan offices!
Hours: Monday to Friday,9am-5pm