Accountancy Assistant

  • Location
    Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 10.4 - £ 11.14 / Hourly
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-205220

Adecco Chester are proudly recruiting for an Accounts Assistant in the Public Sector.


A successful candidate would have a good knowledge of financial systems notably the software package efinancial - however this is easily picked up so having a good knowledge/understanding of any accounting software would be desirable. Accounts payable knowledge is a must.


Big organisation skills are required as this role involves processing large numbers of invoices, working within a large organisation previously would be ideal.


The Ideal candidate would be working in a small team of four from the office and liaising with other members of the team who are working remotely.


Essential Requirements



  • AAT Intermediate level/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experience

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (including Maths & English)

  • Previous experience of working within Accounts Payable environment

  • Knowledge of financial systems

  • Microsoft Excel skills where speed and accuracy of data entry are necessary

  • A Team Player

  • Excellent Written & Oral communication skills. dealing with telephone queries and messages

  • Ability to work on own in an orderly manner and able to prioritise workload

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with minimal supervision



Desirable Skills



  • An understanding of Public Sector accounting policies and procedures


Pay Rate (Dependant on Experience)


£10.40 - £11.14


The position is for 3 months



Please contact Emma on 01244 346 674 to find out more or apply at

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