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Accounts/Payroll Assistant

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Salary Description
£20000 - £25000 depending on experience
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Plaistow ,

Are you a proactive and resilient person? Are you looking for a role to grow your experience within accounting and payroll?

Care Support provide staff in Extra Care schemes and work to inspire vibrant community hubs that enriches our clients’ later lives by promoting a way of life that gives people as many opportunities as possible to remain mentally and physically active. Care Support has been providing care and support to people for over 20 years.  Originating in the homecare sector, we have now developed into a specialist Extra Care provider, delivering personalised Extra Care and support to over 800 clients in the South East and continuing to grow.

This is an exciting opportunity where you can develop your experience of performing payroll, accounting and administrative tasks to accomplish the financial functions of the company. You will work within our small, friendly Finance team, based in Plaistow.

 Your responsibilities will include:

  • Entering invoices – and matching them with purchase orders
  • You will capture receipt payments against invoices
  • Assign the budgetary expenditure and act as first line contact with vendors regarding billing issues
  • You will maintain vendor records and produce reports
  • Prepare and make bank deposits and maintain petty cash records
  • You will perform payroll processing, reporting and quality assurance functions

We are ideally looking for

  • A colleague that has 3 years+ experience in an accounts payable capacity, with experience to include budgeting, accounting and reporting – ideally within a multi-site operation
  • You will make use of your analytical ability and modern payroll and accounting principles and practice knowledge
  • A recognised finance, accounting or equivalent qualification – or you may be in the process of working towards this qualification
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Sage 50 Cloud Payroll and Xero in order to process electronic data – this is essential
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g. FICA) beneficial

Additional requirements

  • You will have effective time management skills
  • You are resilient and happy to work with pressurised situations / deadlines at times
  • You have an ability to perform mathematical computations accurately and quickly
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; keen to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Benefits for you

  • We offer a competitive salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum (negotiable, dependent on experience)
  • Up to 28 days paid holidays per year (inclusive of bank holidays, pro rata)
  • A company pension scheme to help you plan for the future
  • Support and recognition

If you enjoy providing accurate financial and payroll information, we can offer you a career working with a friendly and supportive team so please get in touch with us today!

Care Support is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes a criminal record check.

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