Senior Accounts Assistant Job at Rydon – in Forest Row

Job Description

Rydon are now seeking a Senior Accounts Assistant to join our finance team. Our finance team supports numerous office locations for our three operating companies and this role is based at our head office in Forest Row (East Sussex). We operate a ‘hybrid working’ culture, and this means that some home working is possible. Forest Row is a vibrant village on the edge of the Ashdown Forest.

The Rydon group operates throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we’ve recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.

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Job Purpose:
As Senior Accounts Assistant you will be supporting the Financial Operations & Treasury Manager by taking responsibility for a range of regular accounting tasks and assisting with ad hoc projects as required.

You will be involved in the processing of financial transactions and assisting in the day to day running of the Finance Operations team. Supporting team members with any queries you will ensure workload is processed in an efficient and timely manner to ensure due payment terms are met.

Key responsibilities include;

Daily organisation of post/Mailbox

Processing Purchase Ledger invoices

Processing Subcontractor Applications


Matching Purchase Orders / Delivery Tickets

Weekly payment runs

Ages creditor reporting

Sales Ledger input

Audit/Project preparation

Running team stats / Analysis

This is a full time permanent opportunity, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm. This role provides an excellent opportunity to get involved in a wide range of tasks and an opportunity to join a fun, friendly and supportive team to build upon your existing knowledge and skills.

Experience Required:
The preferred candidate will demonstrate previous experience in an accounting role, preferably as a senior accounts assistant and/or assistant accountant. The ideal candidate will be qualified with an excellent understanding of accounting principles and concepts, have great communications skills, excellent attention to detail and time management skills.

If you have the above experience we would strongly encourage you to apply.

Additional Information:
As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.

Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.

To apply online, please use the ‘apply for this job link’ at the top of this page.

Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes.

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About Company

Company: Rydon –

Company Location:  Forest Row

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