Accounts Assistant Jobs

Accounts assistants play a crucial role providing administrative support to the accounts team. Your working hours will tend to be 9 to 6 and you will report to the senior management within the accounts team.

The typical duties within an accounts assistant job include filing, typing, managing petty cash, basic booking, credit control and ensuring debtors are paid in time. You will work with spreadsheets and Microsoft office and quite often a accountancy system such as Sage.

At entry level, to be suitable for an accounts assistant job, experience is more important than qualifications, having basic bookkeeping skills, knowledge of how the accounting process works and proven computer skills will increase your chances of being hired in an accounts assistant role

To progress your career as an accounts assistant we recommend working for a reputable company whilst training for an ACA, ACCA or CIMA, all of which typically take three to five years to qualify.


Below are some of our latest accounts assistant jobs, if you don’t find the opportunity you are looking for, register with us today and our accounting recruitment consultants will be in touch to help advise you on the next steps in your career.

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Deverell Smith Limited, 2nd Floor, Cannon Green, 1 Suffolk Lane, London, EC4R 0AX Tel: 020 7291 0900