Robert Half

Accounts Administration Assistant

Robert Half
England, Essex, Waltham Abbey
£16000 - £20000 per annum
05 Nov 2018
03 Dec 2018
Shaunagh Buckley
Qualification Level
Not qualified
Contract Type

The role

Robert Half are actively seeking to recruit an Accounts Administration Assistant for our client in Waltham Abbey.

Working for an instantly recognisable company as a part of a friendly accounts team you will assist in several duties to ensure smooth operations of the accounts payable function and administration duties.

A varied administrative role that provides a wonderful opportunity to be involved a range of different activities.



  • Invoice entry onto Sage 200

  • Saving invoices in PDF format

  • Checking supplier invoices for accuracy in terms of prices and number of products invoiced through a goods receipt matching process

  • Dealing with supplier queries over the phone and via email

  • Processing credit notes and chasing outstanding claims with suppliers

  • Communicating with stores the supplier requirements for discrepancy claim procedures

  • Collating sales reports on a weekly basis

  • Analysing petty cash claims and posting journals on to Sage

  • Collating coupons to be sent for processing

  • Ordering bank credit books for all stores

  • Stocktake reports collation on a quarterly basis


  • Liaising with suppliers to arrange works and maintenance visits (equipment services, PAT and electrical tests)

  • Point of contact for all contractors

  • Assisting with the organisation of new stores by liaising with the project manager so that all services and equipment are ready for the store opening

  • Answering telephone and transferring calls

  • Sort and distribute incoming post

  • Archive filing

  • Insurance claims administration, liaising between stores and insurance broker

  • Other duties as required from time to time by Finance Department

You will be

  • Self-starter who can work autonomously with a can-do attitude

  • Ability to meet department deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • Comfortable using computer packages such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.) and Sage

  • Salary

    The role of Accounts Administration Assistant in Waltham Abbey will pay £16,000 - £20,000

    Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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