Outsourcing Assistant

Michael Page
Reading, Berkshire
£18000 - £22000 per annum
23 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
Jack Hughes
Job role
Contract type
Part time

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a brilliant central Reading client who are looking for someone to support the Outsourcing Senior in preparing and maintaining client accounts and assisting in the Outsourcing Division: processing purchase ledger invoices, expenses and their payment; Bank reconciliations and other ad-hoc duties.

Client Details

My client is a large practice based in Reading. The outsourcing practice of around 100 staff provides outsourced finance services to a range of clients, from large blue chip international companies to SME's and owner managed businesses.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Arranging for bank payments and transfers and banking of client receipts
  • Liaising with third parties on behalf of clients e.g. insurance companies, banks
  • Providing administrative support to the team
  • Produces accurate accounting records and other work set (attention to detail/quality, managing self)
  • Organised and methodical in approach to ensure all tasks are completed according to deadlines set (managing self, goal/results focus)
  • Understands and follows instructions (attention to detail/quality)

Accountabilities/Key Performance Indicators

  • Client and statutory deadlines are met
  • High quality service provided to all clients
  • Able to work with minimum supervision


The role requires:

  • Good standard of education with GSCE English and Maths or equivalent
  • Motivated to provide the highest quality service to clients
  • Self-motivated and organised. Able to plan own time ensuring targets and deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • Good working knowledge of Excel is essential
  • Some knowledge of accounting principles and systems is not essential but useful
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Uses own initiatives to get things done and suggest ways to improve processes
  • Able to work well with peers to assist in achieving common goals
  • Aware of client needs and expectations - acting promptly to resolve matters in a clear and professional manner.

Job Offer

On offer is a good salary and excellent benefits as well as the change to establish yourself in one of the top accountancy firms nationwide

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