Accounts Assistant

Woodcote RG8

Up to £28k per annum

Our client is a construction engineering business with an office in Woodcote, Nr Wallingford.

Due to an increase in business they are working with us to source a great “all rounder” to run the admin and accounts function of their office. The role of Accounts Assistant/Office Manager can be full or part

Part Time with minimum number of hours being 10-4 Monday to Friday with some flexibility around pressure of work, or full time 9.00 – 5.30 daily.

The role is one where they will be the First Point of Contact for all administration, accounts and purchasing functions. There is a high focus on accounts work, both on purchase and sales ledger as well as credit control.

As they will be working alone in the office it is important that candidates have all round accounts experience as well as a knowledge of general office administration.

As well as being confident on the phone and managing your own workload, you will be required to be calm under pressure as priorities can change very quickly during the working day.

Responsibilities include; Payroll, preparation of quotations, invoicing, ordering of supplies, researching goods and services, lots of telephone work,  book keeping, using Sage50, MS Office including Excel and Outlook for emails.

Ideal Candidates will be

  • Good communicators – on the phone and in writing
  • Detail conscious
  • Numerate
  • Willing to work alone for the majority of their working week.
  • Able to compose own business correspondence with confidence
  • Experienced with basic book keeping and accounts
  • Able to offer flexibility around their standard hours for when business needs dictate.
  • Car owners due to remote location (rural business park)

This is a varied and interesting role which requires someone who can work 30 hours a week minimum. The minimum hours required are 10.00 till 1600 Monday to Friday. There will be occasional requirements to work longer hours so candidates should be prepared for that. Extra hours will of course be paid. We are also considering Full Time Candidates for this role.

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