Accounts & Admin Assistant

Accounts & Admin Assistant

Job Title: Accounts & Admin Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Heathfield, East Sussex
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: T3SR*1374571
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2018 10:56

Job Description

Our client is currently recruiting for a hard-working and self-motivated Office Admin and Accounts Administrator to join their small office team within a busy construction company. The role will involve performing a wide range of general admin tasks and accounting functions within the organisation. Regular accounts-related duties will include: inputting invoices into our accounting software, price checking and processing sub-contractor payments. The role also includes general admin duties, such as: answering and directing phone calls, ordering office supplies, typing letters, chasing public liability insurance documentation from sub-contractors and setting up new sub-contractors on our system. The successful candidate will also be comfortable assisting their Surveyors and/or Contracts Managers with general administrative duties, on an ad hoc basis based on day-to day business requirements. You will also be required to fulfil all aspects of accounting tasks: (1) during busy periods; and (2) to provide holiday cover for the other accounts administrator in our team. Specific tasks will include:

  • Bank receipts/bank payments/supplier payments
  • Raising customer invoices
  • Processing customer payments into our construction system
  • Sage 50 payroll
  • Journals
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Reporting
  • Training rebates
  • Processing reclaims
  • VAT Returns

Candidates must be able to use Sage 50 software and Microsoft Excel and have experience in a similar role and/or studied AAT level 2 (or equivalent).

There will be a 6-month probationary period (initial performance review at 3-months).

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

We regret that as a recruitment consultancy we are unable to seek visas for applicants not holding current entitlement to work in the UK.

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