Accounts Assistant Job | HT13885 - Howett Thorpe

Accounts Assistant
Croydon, Surrey

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13885
Added on Jun 27, 2017

About The Role

You will be working as an Accounts Assistant and will working within a team that is responsible for the Cash Management of the business.

Within this role your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for cash floats for international travel
  • Management of the foreign exchange payment cards
  • Daily reconciliations of company bank accounts
  • Preparation of daily cash summaries
  • Daily treasury deposits and balances
  • Calculation of working capital requirements
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register
  • Recording of cash receipts and payments
  • Contributing to a number of ad-hoc projects

About Our Client

This role is working for an instantly recognisable international business that will give you the opportunity to grow and progress within the business.  In return you will be given study support and an extensive benefits package.

About You

We are looking for a degree educated individual that has some exposure to accounts and is looking for a career within a business that will open doors for you!

Experience, skills and exposure required to apply for this role includes:

  • Degree education with a Finance related degree; 2.1 or above
  • A minimum of 6 months experience working within an accounts environment
  • Currently studying towards or looking to study towards ACCA qualification
  • Strong Excel skills including Pivot Tables and Lookups

Things you should know

This role has become available following the internal promotion of the previous incumbent, you will be given the tools and the opportunity to progress. You must be a car driver to apply for this role.

Commutable from: Bromley, Caterham, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, East Grinstead, Gatwick, Horley, Purley, Redhill, Reigate, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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