Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Accounts Assistant


Reference: EE/0057

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £20,000.00

Maximum Salary: £20,000.00

A fantastic opportunity has come up for an extremely reputable business based in Chester, they are a continuously growing organisation who is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their finance team. Reporting into the Financial Controller, this position would suit an individual who is looking to develop existing finance experience. This company can truly provide a brilliant career path, with their growth they are looking for the successful candidate to grow with them and pick up more duties as and when required.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities


  • Maintaining general ledger accounts
  • Analysing general ledger accounts
  • Posting journals, accruals, prepayments etc
  • Reconcile daily till reports from the onsite tills to cash and credit card receipts and produce associated journals
  • Liaise with line managers on any banking / invoice queries
  • Assist the Financial Controller in preparation of the monthly management accounts and associated commentaries for both the board and the operational team on site
  • Process and record the weekly banking within the cash office from the various onsite divisions
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain and reconcile on a weekly basis our Procure Wizard PO & Invoicing System
  • Assist in all other ad hoc projects – to be agreed & defined with the Financial Controller
  • Support within the cash office when required



Key Skills and Attributes


  • GCSE Grade A*B in Maths and English
  • Strong IT skills, including experience using Microsoft Office
  • Extremely thorough and conscientious with excellent attention to detail
  • Comfortable working to deadlines and targets
  • Hardworking and open to taking direction
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Well organised
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to articulate yourself clearly
  • Sage experience is desirable but not essential

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Salary: £20K per annum

Benefits: Full study support (AAT, CIMA + ACCA) Pension and health care (after 3-month probationary period)

Hours: 40 hours per week with flexible working hours between 7am – 7pm 

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent