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Senior Accounts Assistant

Radar Recruitment
Forest Hill, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Radar Recruitment are exclusively working with a successful owner-managed company, based near Forest Hill, to support them in their search for a Senior Accounts Assistant. Due to internal promotion and associated succession planning, we are seeking an individual who has worked in a smaller organisation with a varied remit and is happy to come in and hit the ground running.

Why Apply?
An owner-led business which has a track record in retaining staff through development and care, the Owner takes a personal, hands-on approach to the company’s operations and as such, has an excellent relationship with his team. Operating in a niche market, the Owner credits their success (they are profitable) to their ability to offer a personal touch and excellent customer service where some of the larger names may struggle to. This is a newly created role which offers consistent development and support.


* Ownership of day-to-day finance operations

* Supporting and mentoring an Accounts Assistant - predominantly handles data entry and invoicing (purchase and sales)

* Completion of payment runs

* Supplier and customer point of contact for any financial queries

* Payroll for circa 20 members of staff

* VAT calculations and submissions

* Supporting the preparation process for yearend and audit


* AAT Qualified, ACCA/CIMA Studier, all to be considered

* Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in finance/accounts

* Exposure to Sage would be useful, must be comfortable manipulating information on Excel

* Accustomed to a smaller business environment - role can vary and be reactive depending on company requirements

* Could have worked in one of the following capacities: Assistant Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Bookkeeper

On Offer:

* Circa £35k DOE

* 24 days holiday + bank holiday

* Free parking

* Career prospects

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