Accounting Assistant

Accounting assistants work closely with your accountant. They perform clerical tasks such as filing, handling mail, making phone calls, replying to emails and basic bookkeeping.
Accounting Assistant


  • Answer any queries.
  • Prepare statutory accounts.
  • Ensure all payments and records are correct.
  • Update spreadsheets, journals, sales and purchase ledgers.
  • Process payments and keep records of all transactions.
  • Manage the company’s credit.
  • Create and send invoices.
  • Process requests for the accountant’s authorization.
  • Reconcile accounts.
  • Maintain clear, transparent communication with clients and suppliers.
  • Keep all documents up-to-date.

Minimum requirements

  • Collaborative team player
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • IT competencies
  • Attention to detail; high level of professionalism
  • Great organizational skills
  • Ability to use discretion when handling confidential information
Accounting Assistant

One of the first steps in hiring an Accounting Assistant is to determine which priority deliverables and skills you need for your operation