Temporary Accounting Assistant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1402462

 Job Description

Keying in data and compiling information for the Financial Controller but leaving the final analysis, audit, and approval to the FC/Surveyor themselves. Relies as much on administrative skills as accounting knowledge and understanding of financial concepts.

Job Title: Temporary Accounting Assistant (9 month fixed term contract)

Accounting Assistant Job Purpose:

Assist Financial Controller in the course of the day today work. Keying in data and compiling information for the Financial Controller but leaving the final analysis, audit, and approval to the FC/Surveyor themselves. Relies as much on administrative skills as accounting knowledge and understanding of financial concepts. Relies on knowledge of accounting terminology and accounting systems. Follows the direction and judgement of Financial Controller and Surveyor.

Accounting Assistant Job Duties:

  • Enter and code financial transactions appropriately
  • Process payments as well as documents like invoices
  • Reconcile invoices received with departmental billings
  • Issue invoices to tenants based on queries.
  • Make and track payments
  • Review employee expenses and make reimbursements
  • Make bank deposits and keep up records
  • Check all financial transactions for accuracy
  • Key data into company accounting system Sage Line 50 & Tramps
  • Disburse funds as needed from petty cash and reconcile them accordingly on monthly basis.
  • Filling as necessary

Accounting Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

Experience with bookkeeping practices, Knowledge of accounting terminology, Experience with accounting systems, Understanding of filing systems, Mathematical skills, Administrative skills, Organisational skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Knowledge of accountant rules and legislation, Ability to detect inconsistencies, Prioritisation skills, Communication skills, Typing skills, Data entry, Training in accounting software, High school degree required, Two-year degree in accounting, bookkeeping, or related field preferred.

Administration and Assistance

  • To undertake ad hoc tasks as required from time to time by the
  • Financial Controller to assist in the general running of the Department.
  • General
  • Assisting Accounts Assistant with account reconciliations as required
  • Good team management skills
  • The ability to work in a team and individually
  • Sound decision-making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • A good head for numbers
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