How to become Accounts Administrator?

How to become Accounts Administrator?

What is an Accounts Administrator?

  • Accounts administrator provide administrative support to the accountant by preparing financial records, managing the company’s finances and office administration. Your calculations are important in preparing company accounts, filing and many other tasks. They often work with accountants and provide them with support when producing financial reports.

What are Accounts Administrator job roles?

  • Balancing Accounts
  • Processing sales invoices, receipts and payments
  • Completing VAT returns
  • Checking company bank statements
  • Dealing with financial paperwork and filing
  • Preparing statements showing income and payments
  • Checking that accounts are accurate
  • Preparing wages and managing claims for expenses
  • Helping to prepare annual accounts
  • Using computerised accounting systems
  • Giving administrative support to accountants


How to become an Accounts Administrator?

  • You do not need a degree for the job, but you will need to be trained.
  • AAT level 2,3 or 4 in Accounting.
  • Degree in Business and Finance or Accounting.
  • NVQ levels 2, 3 and 4 in Accounting.
  • AAT Accounting Qualification at Foundation, Intermediate and Technician levels.
  • IAB Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and Advanced Bookkeeping.
  • IAB Level 3 Diploma in Small Business Financial Management.

What skills are required for the role of Accounts Administrator?

  • Pay Attention to details
  • Teamwork
  • Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Maths
  • Oral & Written Communication
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Problem Solving
  • Independent work

What is the average salary of Accounts Administrator?

  • The average salary for an Accounts Administrator is around £18,000 - £22,000 per annum.

How can Future Connect Training help in becoming Accounts Administrator?

  • This course provides a good working knowledge and practical experience on the different bookkeeping methodologies and practices essential to effectively record and store financial information on a daily basis. The course is designed to give you a thorough experience of Bookkeeping, Tax Returns, and Payroll accounting principles and you will be coached by our CPD Certified Accountancy professionals.
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