Our client is looking to recruit a Trainee Accounts Assistant to join their busy team based in Leighton Buzzard, on a full time permanent basis.
Ensure that all supplier invoices and employee expense/mileage claims are processed accurately and on a timely basis, as well as ensuring these are approved correctly in accordance with the Group’s Delegation of Authority (DOA).
Manage relationships with key suppliers to avoid any suspensions or late payment charges, including reconciling accounts.
Identify and allocate all customer cash receipts accurately and efficiently ensuring that the cash books are kept as clear as possible at all times.
Enter sales invoices ensuring entries are logged correctly with no duplicates and that income and VAT is treated correctly.
Post other relevant journals such as write offs, expense recharges and adjustments/corrections.
Resolve issues with suppliers, customers and business partners.
Regularly monitor the various mailboxes and AP/AR ticket portal and respond to queries within relevant SLAs. Ensure all enquiries from internal and external stakeholders are handled efficiently and professionally.
Undertake any other duties which may be requested by the line manager.
Very strong attention to detail and accuracy
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to work on own initiative
A customer focused approach to work