Junior Accounts Assistant – Training Opportunity

Paterson Simons & CO (Africa) Ltd
Brighton, Sussex
£22,500 – £24,000 per annum
Full-time / Permanent

Junior Accounts Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Accounts Assistant to support the Subsidiary Accounts Manager with providing accurate account information by ensuring the SAGE system is up to date with correct and checked data.  Thus allowing timely reporting to the management team for decision making and control of the business.

If interested in pursuing a career in Finance this role would be ideal as full training will be given including AAT level 2 training.   The role is based in our office in Brighton with working from home potentially available for two days per week after an initial training and settling in period.

A general accounts role which will include:

Ad hoc setting up of new customer and supplier accounts into SAGE and relevant master files
Processing of payment runs as a identified and agreed with the FD
Post all purchase invoices into SAGE
Reconciliation of supplier statements, bank statements
Regular sale/ cash reports for management

Training will be given for this role including sponsorship for AAT however we will expect the successful incumbent to own their own development by seeking external courses that are aligned to the business objectives.

Educational Qualification
English  and Maths GCSE or equivalent

The right personal attributes are important for this role however an being computer literate with a strong demonstrable knowledge of MS Office in particular Excel is required.

Personal Attributes
Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail with a good level of numeracy
Willingness to learn and take on additional tasks


How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@patersonsimons.com and put Accounts Assistant in your email subject.