Part-Time Accounts Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a Part-time Accounts Assistant within our small and friendly business based in Huntingdon.

The role will suit someone who has a strong set of financial skills gained by either having achieved the AAT qualification or is part AAT qualified, with minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting and payroll. You will be managing the company’s financial and wage transactions.

Familiarity with Sage 50 Accounting and Payroll software would be ideal alongside a good working knowledge of Excel.

About You:

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. You will have an excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage a varied workload. You will be able to plan and prioritise work in order to meet deadlines. You will be a proficient accounts software user and have the ability to quickly learn how to effectively use other industry related software.

Duties Will Include:

  • Processing weekly/ fortnightly /monthly payrolls using bespoke industry related software
  • RTI submissions, P45s, P60s, P11Ds
  • Processing starters & leavers
  • Pension Scheme Administration
  • Compliance with payroll regulations
  • Addressing payroll related inquiries and issues
  • Full range of Purchase and Sales Ledger duties, including Credit Control
  • Quarterly VAT submissions
  • Preparation of weekly sales reports
  • Period income and expense recognition by preparing and posting general ledger journal entries and adjusting entries
  • Maintaining petty cash balances
  • Recording credit card transactions
  • Processing and monitoring expense forms
  • Regular bank account reconciliations
  • Monitoring and maintaining the weekly cashflow
  • Liaising with our external accountant regularly to provide the financial information required
  • Producing monthly management accounts
  • Assisting with budget creation
  • Analysing and communicating variances to the Branch Manager and Director
  • Reporting to the Branch Manager and Director to communicate the financial position of the company
  • Stay updated on best practices in payroll and financial management

Working hours:

This role would suit someone looking for part-time hours, somewhere in the region of 25-30 hours a week. We are flexible with regards to how these are worked.


£35,000 - £38,000 pro-rata (depending on experience) 

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