Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: SCH
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2019
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People are recruiting exclusively for a company based in Bedford. They have a number of contracts with some of the UK's best known companies. Due to their continued growth they are looking for an Accounts Assistance to join their friendly team.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Develop strong relationships with the Business Units, Suppliers & Markets
  • Respond to the Business Units' requirements as appropriate
  • Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically


  • Bank and allocate incoming cash and cheques
  • Process cheque and electronic payments for all Group company bank accounts
  • Process inter-group cash transfer requests for all Group company bank accounts
  • Review and arrange authorization of correctly processed payment requests
  • Processing of entries onto Group company Accounting and Banking systems
  • Reconcile and maintain all bank and system records
  • Process IBA credit card payments
  • Deal with accounts queries promptly and efficiently


  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Prioritisation and organisational skills - able to work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation and to file documents appropriately
  • Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders
  • Self -motivated

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000

Experience not essential, training will be given.