Accounts Assistant: £27,000 – £30,000

  • Chester
  • 27000 - £30,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: 27000 - £30,000
  • £27000 - £30,000

I am currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join a highly reputable, successful and growing business in Chester. Working as part of an established team, you will work closely with the Finance Manager and Director supporting across general finance, cashiering and accounts payable.

Duties will include:

  • Diligently checking payment and receipt requisitions and then allocating Client Bank account transactions to our practice management system and setting up on the bank for payment.
  • Purchase Ledger processing to include the Input, coding, scanning, and processing of invoices, (and disbursements).
  • Preparation of weekly payment runs and dealing with suppliers as appropriate.
  • Processing of expenses and company credit card transactions
  • Handling searches including HMLR / HMCTS / Companies house etc.
  • Resolving ledger queries and sundry transaction requests.
  • Preparation of daily and monthly bank reconciliations

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience across transactional finance
  • Legal experience preferred
  • Positive self starter who is able to work on own initiative
  • Professional and courteous approach
  • Ordered, process led approach
  • Numerate with a keen attention to detail
  • First class communication skills in order to deal with both internal and external relationships
  • Excellent IT / Excel skills


  • Office-based role in Chester City Centre
  • Core hours are 9-5.30 (or a variation of)
  • Salary negotiable DOE
  • Parking supplement/timeshare assistance
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus statutory rising with service
  • Health Cash Plan (optical, dental, wellbeing, EAP)
  • Death in Service (x4)

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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dan if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07811 594466

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