Job accountant in Chester, England at Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment

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Company Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment
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Salary 28000 - 23000 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Chester, England

Job Description

Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group are pleased to be working with a well-established organisation based on the outskirts of Chester, in their recruitment of an Accounts Assistant. The post holder will report to Head of Finance and will carry out a broad range of tasks having day to day responsibility for the accurate processing and payment of purchase and sales invoices; expenses, and general accounts administration to the team.


Acting under the authority of the Head of Finance, responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant includes the following:

  • Checking, accurately coding (for both the cost and VAT type) and processing purchase invoices and expenses claims for staff and volunteers. Deferring and prepaying expenditure as appropriate. Investigating why the expenditure was incurred in order to process VAT as fully or partially recoverable, exempt or non- business supply.
  • Matching purchase orders with invoices and arranging for the approval of all invoices and expense claims. Budgets, authority levels and expenses policies to be checked against the expenditure.
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure the accuracy of the purchase ledger by resolving any purchase order queries.
  • Preparing manual and electronic payments in a timely manner for review by Head of Finance.
  • Liaising with external stakeholders/ staff in relation to purchase transactions.
  • Assist with the production of sales invoices, processing of the sales ledger and cash book transactions.
  • Assist with the preparation of daily bank reconciliations
  • Assist external Auditors with year end audit and transaction enquiries
  • Annual archiving and daily post distribution
  • Carrying out any other tasks as directed by the senior finance team.


  • Free onsite parking
  • Excellent holiday entitlement
  • Looking to recruit the right person as soon as possible to this permanent position

Should this Accounts Assistant position be of interest, then please apply now - we look forward to hearing from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000.00-£28,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Chester: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Accounting: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Location

Chester, England

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