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Accounts Administrator

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Date: 11-Jun-2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: £24,156 up to £26,000 depending on experience


Contract Type: Permanent


We are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.


The Role


If you are an experienced Administrator and have worked in an Accounts  or have a Bookkeeping background, or maybe you have a keen interest in this area, then our new Accounts Administrator could be just what you are looking for.


This is a varied role where you will be keeping the IT hardware records for the group. This will include maintaining records for the movement of IT hardware, assisting in the identification of upgrade or replacement requirements, liaising with our IT team, and managing cost proposals and orders for the group.


You will also be responsible for the maintenance of accurate mobile device records for the group. You’ll keep a track of all mobile phones and other devices, purchasing handsets and peripherals, liaising with our Procurement and the external provider on the device contracts and monthly reconciliation of the device costs for processing invoices.


A vital part of the role is general accounts administrative support, purchasing and invoice processing, and accounting for ATOL income, daily reconciliations, reviewing charges and liaising with our Treasury and other internal teams across the group


About You


  • Bookkeeping qualification/knowledge is beneficial however if you have strong attention to detail, we are keen to hear from you.
  • Excellent administrative skills, key to maintaining accurate records.
  • Self-reliance and ability to take initiative but must be able to work as part of a team.
  • Understanding of the nature of costs and income and why accurate accounting records are required.


What Can We Offer You?


This is a varied role where you can utilise your general administration experience together with accounts/bookkeeping skills. Here at the CAA we value personal development and can provide training support to enhance skills within the scope of the role.


Additional Information


Given the impact of Covid-19, it’s likely that you will work remotely to begin with as we plan for a return to work within the government guidelines.


Working With Us


We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym at Gatwick, discounted gym membership for London, 28 days annual leave, additional 5 days leave purchase scheme, a generous pension scheme and much more!


Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know.


Closing Date: 25th June 2021

Interview Date: Early July 2021


Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.


No recruitment agencies please.

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