Assistant Accountant

$42,185 yearly
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  • HP3, Rucklers Lane, Hertfordshire
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Location: Hybrid Role: Entry Level

Job Description

Assistant Accountant Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid/Smart Working) Salary £33,324 Per Annum Plus Benefits Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday, Flexibility Negotiable) Thrive Homes is looking for a Financial Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, detail-oriented, and have experience in handling financial-related tasks. You will be responsible for assisting the finance team with managing rent receipts, inputting them into the general ledger and handling rent adjustments and re-lets. Proactively you will also provide all necessary supporting documents for any payments that need to be made to claim a grant. This will help make the payment process smoother and more efficient. Thrive is proud to deliver flexibility for employees to work in a manner that suits their wants/needs best. Our SMART working policy allows individuals to take full control of their productivity by offering a choice between working in-house or away from the office. This means that successful candidates have the freedom to work as little or as often as they like from Thrive's state-of-the-art offices. Other Responsibilities: * Provide system training and advice on purchase-to-pay system to current and new budget holders. * Prepare supplier payments for review and authorisation. * Reconcile Debtors and Creditors ledger and review aged transactions. * Provide statistical reports to all relevant parties. * Process invoices and reconcile supplier statements, as well as handle related queries. * Process payments made by direct debit. * Raise invoices to managing agents and perform credit control. * Perform journals and monthly general ledger reconciliations. * Manage and reconcile petty cash. * Follow up on unapproved invoices and calculate accruals for management accounts. * Manage transactions through the electronic purchase order system. * Procurement checks of suppliers and adding banking info in the ledger. * Perform bank reconciliations of all bank accounts. * Requirements: * AAT qualification (or equivalent) or substantial experience * Excellent organisational and time management skills. * Strong attention to detail. * Proficient in Microsoft Excel * Excellent communication skills. * Social housing experience and knowledge is preferred but isn’t essential. Benefits: Thrive’s Top 10! * Annual Leave - 25 days per year increasing by length of service (up to 30 days). * Buy or sell annual leave * Generous family friendly provision * Pension - Thrive Homes will pay double your contribution (up to 10%). * Discretionary Bonus * Life assurance - a payment of 3x your salary * Health Cash Plan - facility to claim cashback for dental, optical and physiotherapy costs, alongside wellness services. * Virtual GP Service (available 24/7) * Wellbeing reward scheme (earn vouchers through a health app) * A range of engagement activities aimed at building team morale, supporting both physical and mental health, and celebrating all things that make us different! All roles at Thrive are subject to a basic DBS check. Closing date: Monday 1st April 2024 Interviews to be confirmed We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible. About Thrive Thrive Homes is an award-winning housing association with a strong track record and ambitious plans. Thrive exists to provide good quality affordable homes and services enabling the development of communities where people enjoy living. We manage over 5,000 properties and are continuing to build new homes each year. Thrive’s Approach Thrive is an exciting place to work. We challenge ourselves and others to deliver results and think differently. We share positive experiences and messages, with trust and respect at the core of every relationship. Our leaders adopt a coaching and mentoring approach - enabling and empowering others to deliver. We embrace change and encourage a strong focus on positive outcomes. We value agile working arrangements from our offices in Apsley, Hertfordshire and we pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues by offering progressive careers and a full range of modern benefits, as we continue to grow as an organisation and aim to attract the very best people. Thrive homes are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the core of our understanding the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. We actively encourage all applicants that are suitable for the role, from diverse career paths and backgrounds and from all sections of the community. As committed members of Inclusive Employers and a Disability Confident Committed employer, we remain steadfast to a fair recruitment process. 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Working Hours

Full Time

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