Chesham, UK

Accounts Assistant

Part Time, Temporary
£14 - 16ph

About the Company

The head office of a national, professional services Consultancy based in Chesham. Working from lovely, modern offices with plenty of on-site parking and within easy reach by public transport. This small, friendly head office team have a great working environment and provide an excellent service to their wider colleagues.

About the Role

To provide a broad range of accounting support to the Financial Controller. You will have responsibility for the following areas:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Purchase Ledger coding, entries and scheduling payments

  • Calculating and entering prepayments and accruals

  • Preparation of the BACS payments for purchase ledger, salaries and ad hoc payments for authorisation by the Financial Controller.

  • Keeping the cash book and reconciling to Bank Statements

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Entering cash book expense payments and petty cash.

  • Journal Entry

  • Assist with the analysis of the monthly management accounts variances

  • Assisting with Cash Flows

  • Maintaining and arranging for the engineers subscriptions to be paid in a timely manner

  • Expenses, Mileage Payments and health insurance calculation for the monthly payroll

  • Ad hoc support to the Group Finance Controller as required


We are looking for an experience Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper who works well in a small team. The role is offered on a Part-Time bases (25 hours per week) with flexibility on days/hours to suit the applicant.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of organisational skills and great attention to detail

  • The ability to work independently, as well as working well within a team

  • Ability to manage own workload within agreed time scale

  • Proactive approach to work taking initiative where needed