Accounts Assistant

Portsmouth - Permanent

£25,000 to 26,000 Per Year


As a Accounts Assistant you will be working on a full time basis from offices in Portsmouth, Hampshire. The company is hiring due to recent growth and you will be part of a team of 5. The Financial Controller is offering training on processes in a structured environment that will enable further career development. 

Your responsibilities

  • Processing purchase invoices daily
  • Resolving queries and discrepancies with suppliers
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Processing weekly payment run
  • Reconciling bank payments
  • Maintaining timely communication with suppliers 
  • Supporting the purchase ledger month end close processes
  • Accruals and prepayments 
  • Ensure constant and effective communication with the team, wider business, and external stakeholders is maintained

What’s the package?

  • Basic salary of circa £25,000 per annum 
  • 25 days holiday per year + BH (increasing with service)
  • Free onsite parking

About you

  • Ambitious and enthusiastic with the desire to progress in a Purchase Ledger accounts role
  • Strong numeracy skills and ideally started AAT studies 
  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical and super organised
  • Confident organisation and time management skills, 
  • Flexible in approach and with a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to prioritise a diverse workload whilst remaining quality conscious
  • Accurate typing and computer literacy skills eg Outlook, Word, Excel

August Clarke is acting as a recruitment agency. We operate an equal opportunities policy of treating all employees, clients and candidates equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, , age, marital or civil partnership status or disability. Due to the high volume of CVs received we do not provide individual feedback on applications. If you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has been unsuccessful. For further feedback please contact us directly.  

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