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Build Recruitment

Role: Accounts Assistant – Housing Maintenance/ Refurbishment

Salary: £20,000- £25,000

Location: South East London

The Company:

Build Recruitment provides specialist recruitment services, supplying quality candidates on a temporary or permanent basis to leading organisations throughout the built environment – from executive to operative level.

With offices in London, Manchester and the Southwest, we specialise in Housing, Construction, Facilities Management, Property, Surveying, Health & Safety and Sales. We supply candidates from executive to operative level, and are currently working with a Client, who are looking for an Accounts Assistant based in South East London

The Role:

They are keen to recruit an Accounts Assistant who has operated ideally in a similar sector to maintenance and/or housing.  The right person has great attention to detail, is hard working, self-motivated and tenacious, and enjoys being part of an energetic, positive, and professional winning team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure daily/ weekly/ monthly financial processes are completed accurately and to the required deadlines
  • Manage financial reconciliations and related financial controls to ensure they are competed accurately and on time
  • Complete all month end accruals, including any required prepayments and stock adjustments
  • Analyse and investigate variances /exceptional items, producing reports to aid management control
  • Provide financial analysis that supports accurate monthly accounts with outputs produced within agreed timescales and specifications
  • Provide support to the business on achieving vfm on subcontractor and material spend
  • Be aware of and follow the Clients policies and procedures

Key Outcomes:

  • Ensure Accounts are a true and accurate reflection of the business/department
  • Managers are supported and all necessary work is completed on time
  • The preparation of all financial and other returns as required
  • Key control accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis and any reconciling items are reviewed and resolved within agreed timescales
  • Provide support and guidance to the Finance Assistant
  • Teams work collaboratively to deliver reliable, consistent and high-quality services
  • Clients enjoy working with the team as a trusted professional partner

Essential skills and experience:

  • Energy, enthusiasm and a drive to work hard and learn as part of an experienced team
  • Positive, polite, organised and professional in everything that they do
  • Ability to work effectively without high levels of supervision
  • Experience of working in teams and alone, and delivering to challenging deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word
  • Proven ability to work methodically, follow procedures and manage information
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively – in writing, face to face and by phone

If this opportunity excites you or you want to find out more information about other roles, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with


Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£20000 - £25000 / per year
Job Location
Erith, Greater London
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