Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: South Leicestershire

Salary: £19,000 - £20,000

The Role

Optima are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to work for a client based in South Leicestershire. This is an opportunity to work within a growing Finance and Administration team and you will be responsible for the timely delivery of financial information.

The successful candidate will have experience within reconciling data, processing payments and exceptional attention to detail.

Day to Day responsibilities:

  • Allocate bank payments and receipts;

  • Large volume of reconciling bank accounts daily;

  • All credit card transactions;

  • Processing Purchase Ledger invoices;

  • Distributing invoices to department managers for signing;

  • Generate bank payments;

  • Process debit and credit refunds;

  • Contacting suppliers to resolve invoices queries

  • Compiling accruals for expenses that have not been received;

  • Complete month end bank account reconciliations;

  • Posting journals into the accounts system

The Candidate

Our client is looking for the ideal candidate to have the following requirements:

  • Understanding of accounting rules and laws

  • Organised, thorough and proven numerical skills

  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Driven to progress within your finance career.


£27,000–£30,000 per annum

£19,000–£20,000 per annum

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