Accounts Assistant jobs in Birmingham, United Kingdom



An international leading defence organisation are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis to be based in their Birmingham city centre office but will offer hybrid working.

This exciting new vacancy has been created due to continued expansion, and requires an exceptionally well organised individual to manage all aspects relating to bookkeeping, including invoicing and accounts payable. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the accounting and finance team, contributing to the smooth operation of the financial aspects of the business.

Key roles and responsibilities for this Accounts Assistant role will be:

* Ensure compliance with accounting principles and regulations.

* Assist with the purchase ledger, including data entry, processing invoices and collaborate with the appropriate teams to resolve any invoice discrepancies and address any related queries.

* Acting as a point of call for queries, internal and external, related to purchase ledger.

* Process invoices and payments accurately and in a timely manner.

* Supplier statement reconciliation and preparation of payment runs.

* Assist with month end accruals preparation.

* Raise monthly Sale Invoices.

* Reconciling statements received from vendors with company records and chasing up any discrepancies.

* Collaborate with other departments to resolve financial discrepancies.

* Provide support during audits.

* Carry out any other such reasonable job-related tasks as the Company may require you to undertake from time to time.

Key skills and experience required for this Accounts Assistant role will ideally include:

* Ideally you will be degree qualified within a related subject or have qualifications accredited with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

* Experience in a similar role.

* Advanced MS Office skills Excel.

* Understanding of accounting principles and practices.

* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

* Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks.

* Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

* Previous experience of SAP would be viewed advantageously.

Hines Consulting is managing all applications, and we would love to hear from you if you meet the required criteria. If you would like a full job description and overview of my client’s organisation, then please get in touch today with a copy of your latest CV and a member of our team will make contact.

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