Robert Half

Accounts Assistant

Robert Half
England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
£25000 - £35000 per annum
06 Feb 2019
06 Mar 2019
Philip Hellmuth
Contract Type

2x Accounts Assistant - Portsmouth - £25k-£35k

The Role

Robert Half Finance and Accounting are actively seeking a couple of energetic and professional Accounts Assistants to join a huge defence business based in Portsmouth. Previous experience working in a similar role would be essential, as well as the ability to achieve the appropriate security clearance. The successful candidate will be completing day-to-day duties in a timely and accurate manner, as well as running a highly organised ledger.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Management and maintenance of an organised ledger, as well as purchase order systems and reconciling banks.
  • Coding and sorting purchase invoices, posting bank payments and liaising with clients regarding payment dates.
  • Distributing purchase order numbers, ensuring correct authorisation and maintenance of the purchase order schedule.
  • Inputting sales invoices and allocating received payments

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will show excellent attention to detail and time management skills. You will in an extremely fast-paced environment, and will be expected to fit into, and work well in, a successful team.

The company deals with a lot of high-volume transactional work, so the candidate must have the ability to process and manage these high volumes.

A sense of humour and an open-minded attitude will greatly benefit the candidate when settling within the company.

The Company and Package on offer

The client is a nationally known defence giant, and has supplied the MOD for numerous years and based out of multiple locations on the South Coast. On top of the circa £25k-£35k salaries on offer, other benefits include:
  • 25 days annual holiday
  • Bonus (discretionary)
  • Effective pension scheme

Robert Half works closely with both large and small companies to ensure we deliver the best possible candidates for their open positions. Robert half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity, and suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications with more or less experience can apply.

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: