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DBS Accounts Assistant Position

Accounts Assistant Position Required – Castle Donington

20 – 25 hours per weekWe are hiring

Monday – Friday

The Organisation

DBS Managed Offices (DBS) provide offices and related office and business services to a wide range of organisations through three Business Centre Locations: Castle Donington, Glenfield and Ashby-de-la-Zouch and two serviced apartments based in Castle Donington.  The offices and services provided are high quality and as a consequence attract clients who wish to present a professional image to their customers.

DBS has a staff development philosophy which provides its employees with substantial opportunity for career progression.

Position Summary

The Accounts Assistant will report to the Senior Finance Manager, adhering to the monthly timescales of inputting, maintaining and production of month-end accounts.

Accounts Assistant Role, duties and responsibilities

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for inputting, maintaining and reconciling Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and Nominal Ledger within Sage Line 50.

They will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:

  • Support the Senior Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly management accounts and reports
  • Manage cash and bank balances including on-line banking, bacs payments, and collection of direct debits and petty cash. Completing bank reconciliations.
  • Management of credit card sales and analysis of payments
  • Handle debtors
  • Posting of invoices (Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger), payment of creditors
  • Contribute to reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction
  • Ad Hoc team and telephone answering support
Person Specification
  • Experience in the production of Month-End Accounts
  • Possess good accounting experience
  • Excellent eye for detail and accurate
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own, under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to report to senior managers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible and a team player
  • Good working knowledge of Sage and MS packages



Qualifications & Experience
Expert knowledge of accounting software packages (Sage Line 50)
Excellent knowledge of MS packages including Excel
Experience of Business Centre Industry
Experience of payroll and vat
Experience of financial and management account production
Ability to create new operational and management reports using excel
Experience of managing Contracts
Excellent interpersonal & communication (verbal and written) skills
  Flexibility and a readiness to undertake a wide range of tasks
Commercial skills with an interest in understanding and supporting the business
Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
A commitment to team work and the interests of the businesses as a whole
Advanced organisational and administrative skills
Total commitment to providing a high quality service
Good time management skills
Work within agreed company policies/procedures
Maintain confidentiality
Well-presented and good telephone manner


If you would like to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Nicky Severs

You can also view this position on our LinkedIn, here