Accounts administrator job description

 [Company name] are looking for an Accounts Administrator to manage our company’s accounts.

Accounts Administrator responsibilities include processing payments to external partners and maintaining updated records of invoices and receipts.

To be successful in this role, you should have a Finance or Accounting background and be familiar with bookkeeping.


  • Managing company assets and financial expenditures.
  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, tax filings, and monthly profit reports.
  • Maintaining files on account receivables and updating records as required.
  • Managing the flow of petty cash by recording all monetary transactions.
  • Ensuring that suppliers are informed of any changes to service agreements and payment options.
  • Updating management on any financial discrepancies found during tax filing or invoicing duties.
  • Archiving financial documentation and updating accounting databases on a monthly or annual basis.
  • Adhering to best practices in accounting, as outlined by industry experts and espoused by the company.


  • Proven work experience as an Accounts Administrator or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (using financial formulas and creating spreadsheets)
  • Data entry skills with an ability to identify numerical errors
  • Good organisational and time-management abilities

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the average salary of an accounts administrator?

Accounts administrator jobs advertised on Jobibo have an average salary of £21,000 per annum. However, salaries can vary depending on experience and location.

What skills are required to be an accounts administrator?

Excellent organisation skills, the ability to prioritise a busy workload, good communication skills and attention to detail.

What other similar job description samples are there to an accounts administrator?

Other similar job description samples to an accounts administrator include; payroll administrator and finance assistant.