show menu

Admin Department Junior Accounts Assistant

The Admin department of Smith Cooper (based in Derby) require a part qualified or currently studying AAT junior accountant / accounts assistant.

The Admin department are responsible for the administration and accounting function of the firms accounts and those of the group subsidiary companies.

The role would involve posting the daily bank transactions and reconciling the bank accounts. Performing invoice posting to the purchase ledger. There will also analytical work required and some credit control support. The role will also involve other administrative procedures such as filing, updating HR systems and dealing with system enquiries.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Entering sales, purchase and cash book transactions into the SAGE 200 accounting system
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • Performing month end journals into the nominal ledger
  • Helping with month/quarter end management accounting
  • Other admin function support including some credit control and accounts analysis
  • Support for software system enquires received from staff
  • Analysing and posting staff sickness and absence to software system
  • Cover for sales and purchase ledger and credit control

Qualifications and Skills

The candidate should have a keen eye for detail and be eager to learn. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in daily bank postings and bank reconciliations with some knowledge of how purchase and sales ledger day books flow into the nominal accounts.


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Option to buy an additional 5 days of annual leave
  • Discounts and cash back at numerous shops, holidays and services using our Smith Cooper Rewards service
  • Cash back on healthcare including eye tests, dentist visits, physiotherapy etc
  • Discounted (and sometimes free!) tickets for sports and entertainment venues we sponsor
  • Regular staff social events and annual firm wide away days

How to apply

Visit our application portal by clicking here. Please ensure you upload a copy of your CV. 






Send a copy of your CV to at

Closing date: