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Accounts Assistant

Employer
Kinect Services Ltd
Location
Rayleigh, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Title:
Accounts Assistant


Location:
Rayleigh, Essex
Type: Part-Time (20 hours per week, JobShare)
Salary Range: £23,200.00-£24,700.00 per year (Pro Rata)
Reports to: Accounts Manager

Were Kinect Services, a leading Care, Transport, and Training Service Provider based in Rayleigh, Essex on a mission, to enrich the lives of every single individual accessing critical Care, Transport and Training services across Essex and beyond.

With a strong foothold in the Home Care; SEN Home-to-School and Adult Social Care markets in our home county, we have invested heavily in the operational team, with a clear growth plan aimed at driving new and existing revenue streams, conducive to a more holistic service offering, between the Care and Transport Business Units.

Job Description:

A part-time Job Share opportunity has become available for an Accounts Assistant to join the Finance Team. Working closely with the Accounts Manager, you will support the day-to-day purchase and sales ledgers across our Care and Transport Business Units, and play a key role in the functions succession planning strategy.

This role provides an opportunity to be completely flexible, in terms of the hours spread over the week, but there may be a requirement for additional availability during the summer holidays, to support with efficient and effective September mobilisation.

This role would be ideal for someone seeking a career in accounting and finance, or someone who has recently acquired their AAT level 2 and is looking for a position that offers flexibility, consolidation of learning and an excellent opportunity for further growth and skill development.

Key

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining daily financial records and processing transactions.
  • Provide support in various accounting functions including accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Collaborate with the Accounts Manager to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly and annual accounts.
  • Assist in payroll processing and related tasks.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the finance department.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and company policies.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:
  • AAT qualification is advantageous.
  • Experience or knowledge of payroll software is beneficial.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical abilities.
  • Strong organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Personal Attributes:
  • Confident self-starter, eager to take initiative.
  • Naturally organised with a methodical approach to work.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Training and Development:

Full training will be provided to the right candidate, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in this role and contribute effectively to our team.

Kinect Services is committed to providing fair recruitment practice and equality of opportunity for all employees and we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination. All employees, both current and potential future employees, are treated fairly and with dignity and respect.

Armed Forces Covenant - We Are Bronze!

The Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) represents our nation's pledge to uphold fairness for all military personnel and their families. In the UK, businesses endorse this commitment through a covenant, reflecting principles that Kinect embraces as an organisation.

Should you be a Reservist, Veteran or Service Leader, Spouse or Partner, or Cadet Force Adult Volunteer, we are committed to being a defence friendly organisation. We are aiming to gain Silver Status in the near future to further demonstrate our support.

Please note this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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