Finance Assistant (Full Time or Part Time) Job at Ashtons – in Welwyn Garden City

Job Description

About Ashtons

Ashtons is an independent Estate Agency practice, founded over 40 years ago. Driven by meaningful service and performance values, Ashtons has become the unique entity it is today.

The group provides first class Estate Agency, Letting Agency and New Homes in Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Berkhamsted. Outlying rural areas are dealt with through our specialist Village & Country office in Redbourn and second Village & Rural department at Welwyn Garden City.

At Ashtons, everyone is treated as an individual from the day we first meet them, to the day we hand over the keys to their new home. We strive to cater for specific needs – nothing is classed as standard and nothing is left to chance. Exemplary service sits naturally alongside unrivalled performance.

We have strength and depth with over 100 enthusiastic and professionally minded people, who contribute daily to the success of the firm. We have been recognised by the Sunday Times for 4 consecutive years in their Best 100 Small Companies to Work For list. We were gold and silver medal winners at The Times/Sunday Times Estate Agent of the Year awards, East of England, for Sales and Lettings respectively.

We have also held the Investors in People accreditation for over 10 years.

The role

We are looking for a high calibre Finance Assistant. The role is based in our Welwyn Garden City branch which benefits from a great culture housing 20 staff and offering a great fast paced and fun environment to work in.

You will possess a strong background in accounts ideally within the Estate Agency industry (but this is not essential as full training will be given to industry specific requirements)

You will be responsible for :

Daily bank reconciliations

Processing incoming rents

Transfers to landlords

Contractor Invoicing

Dealing with landlord payment queries

Keeping accurate records of monthly transactions

Overseas Tax

Accounts Payable

Liaising with external auditor at year end

Experience using the IT System (Reapit) would be very desirable but not essential

If you’re looking for a flexible role that offers a great working culture and varied day-to-day responsibilities then please apply for this role today.


Monday to Friday (9.00am to 5.00pm)


Monday to Friday (12.30pm to 6.00pm)


28 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), external 1-2-1 business coaching, competitions, company parties, Monthly lunches, end of month drinks provided by the business and company subsidised eye tests


£23,000 – £24,000 FTE pa

About Company

Company: Ashtons –

Company Location:  Welwyn Garden City

About Ashtons -