Accounts Assistant


Are you a qualified or a nearly qualified AAT professional? Would you thrive when working in a fast-paced environment within a collaborative team?

If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then Sponge can offer you a fantastic opportunity to be able to expand your already solid understanding of finance to a walking, talking finance guru. The Sales Ledger, Credit Control and Payroll will become your own area to totally grab hold of and develop. You will join a team that will listen to your ideas, support your plans and understand your vision. As our Accounts Assistant you will contribute to ensuring all areas of finance is delivered to a high standard and on time.

As an Accounts Assistant you will: 

  • Support the Finance Manager in producing monthly accounts up to trial balance ensuring accuracy and precision.
  • Collate and prepare monthly payroll data in line with time frames to ensure smooth payment.
  • Ensure all information from different departments are given to finance on a timely basis.
  • Own the sales ledger and credit control procedure ensuring a robust process. 
  • Assist in Preparing and processing supplier invoices.
  • Reconcile all bank accounts and relevant nominals to schedules daily. 

Our perfect candidate would: 

  • Be AAT qualified or near qualified with working experience within a finance department
  • Have experience in issuing Sales Ledger invoices and have some credit control experience
  • Have experience in taking accounts up to trial balance
  • It would be fantastic if you had exposure to payroll (but if you don’t then full training will be provided). 

Next Step

If you are ready to join a creative, passionate and engaging team then please send us your CV along with a covering letter. Your covering letter should explain a time you supported your Finance team to process financial information to a tight deadline and how you achieved this? 

The application closing date is Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at midnight. 

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Job title: Accounts Assistant 

Location: Plymouth