Accounts Assistant

Full Time
Posted 5 days ago
Job description
Our Finance team is growing with the addition of a new Accounts Assistant to focus on accounts payable activities, helping colleagues across the business with raising POs, setting up suppliers and receipting invoices. You’ll ensure that all suppliers are paid correctly and on time, and will help to ensure our accounts payable processes are optimised to deliver the best possible service to the business.
We’re looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant with good accounts payable experience, who is a strong communicator, well organised and has strong Excel skills. The role is partly based from home and partly out of our office in Fleet, so you will need to be based locally.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a background in accounts payable to come in and own the process, and progress a finance career within a small, friendly and focused team.

What you'll be doing

  • Processing of invoices, matching to purchase orders.
  • Supporting departments to ensure that purchase orders have been raised and receipted.
  • Educating colleagues on the correct PO raising and receipting process.
  • Setting up payment runs for invoices and expenses.
  • Monitoring the accounts payable mail box.
  • Reconciliation of Accounts Payable listing to Trial Balance.
  • Assisting with bank reconciliations.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities to improve processes.

What we're looking for

  • No specific qualification is required, but working towards an accountancy qualification would be advantageous.
  • Previous accounts payable experience.
  • Good working knowledge of purchase order matching process.
  • Organised with strong time management skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Solid problem-solving ability.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) .
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Energetic and self-motivated.
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty.
  • A flexible approach with the ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to cope with uncertainty.
  • Located within easy commuting distance of Fleet, Hampshire.

What's in it for you

Checkit offer a range of benefits designed to give you the opportunity to learn and develop your skills, provide for your future, look after your routine healthcare, and feel protected if life throws you a curve ball. Our benefits include:
  • Everyone gets a generous amount of leave, above the statutory levels, to help you rest and recharge
  • Your birthday off in addition to your annual leave allowance
  • 2 mental wellbeing days off per year, to take the time to reset and look after yourself
  • Life insurance at 4x your basic salary
  • Up to 20 paid sick days in any rolling 12 month period
  • Income protection insurance to pay your wages if you need extended time off work due to illness
  • Health cash plan to help with the costs of optical, dental and support for your mental wellbeing
  • Access to [email protected] health & wellbeing app
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Share award scheme, allowing you to be rewarded for our future success
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and paid loss of pregnancy leave
  • Up to 60 days “work from anywhere” per year, allowing you to work from overseas
  • Unlimited access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning, and Pluralsight for tech roles
In addition, we have a remote-first, work-where-it-works culture, meaning that in most jobs, you’ll be able to work from home for the majority of the time, going to one of our offices in Cambridge, Fleet or London only when you need to collaborate with your team.

About Checkit

Checkit optimises the performance of people, processes and physical assets with connected digital solutions. We help companies with remote, deskless workforces to schedule, manage and analyse the activities of their teams to deliver improved productivity, engagement and cost savings. Via digital assistants that provide guided workflows, powerful dashboards that provide insights into critical activities and bring dark operations to light, and smart sensors that monitor critical assets and building facilities, we give leadership teams the ability to schedule and plan activity, and know what is happening as it happens, while making life much easier for their teams at the frontline. These real-time workflow, monitoring and analytics services enable safe and productive work, efficient operations and data-driven insight to continually improve performance in large, complex organisations.
We work across four main sectors – healthcare, pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotech; facilities and building management; retail; and hospitality. We help our customers with challenges as diverse as keeping vaccines at the correct temperature; reducing stock loss and waste for food retailers; reducing time spent on audit and compliance; repurposing tens of thousands of working hours previously spent on tasks we now automate; and monitoring best practice and care quality. Our clients include many NHS trusts, BP, Waitrose / John Lewis Partnership, Sodexo, Hallmark Care Homes and Center Parcs.
Checkit is a publicly traded business headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with its operations centre in Fleet, UK and a US operation based out of Tampa, Florida. We currently have over 185 employees and are growing rapidly.

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