Accounts Assistant

24000 - 27000
Accountancy & Finance

Are you an experienced Accounts Assistant seeking new opportunities within a collaborative team environment?

Rutherford Briant are in the process of recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join a highly successful and reputable retail company based in Basildon who are industry leaders within their specialist sector.

Our client is in the process of completing a number of impressive acquisitions, and are now seeking to recruit a highly motivated accounts professional to join their established finance team.

They are offering a competitive salary up to £27,000, full study support, annual salary reviews, free on-site parking, a clear route for progression and much more!

What you will do:

  • Managing the Credit Control process, including chasing overdue payments & reconciling accounts.
  • Monitoring credit limits and setting terms for new customers.
  • Working closely with AP and AR to ensure accurate and timely receipt of goods.
  • Preparing the weekly and monthly payroll for the Group.
  • Ensuring the accurate and timely payment of all employees including bonuses and expenses.
  • Assisting with month-end and year-end financial close processes.
  • Responding to supplier and customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

What you will need:

  • 2+ years experience within finance.
  • Previous exposure to Credit Control & Payroll.
  • Strong understanding of debits & credits.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Studying towards AAT qualification (ideal).

What you will get in return:

  • £27,000 per annum.
  • Study support.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Annual salary reviews.
  • 21 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • A clear route for progression.


Sam Smyth

Senior Recruitment Consultant

+44 (0)1371 832 922