Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £22,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    70211

We are currently assisting a small, friendly business to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a full-time permanent basis.

Main Role
• Monitoring email and post for supplier invoices.
• Processing of purchase ledger invoices adhering to process controls.
• Ensuring correct allocation of invoices to cost codes.
• Timely resolution of queries to enable payments within credit terms.
• Assisting with internal and external queries by phone and email.
• Assisting with processing urgent payments.
• Maintaining the quality of the processes and data within the company’s accounting systems.
• Supplier Ledger Reconciliations.
• Assisting in reconciliation of Credit Card Statements.
• Identifying improvements in processes.
• Assisting Accounts Assistant with daily duties and providing cover during periods of absence.

General
• Maintaining all processes and procedures to ensure compliance with operational and statutory requirements.
• Carrying out any other duties necessary to respond to the needs of the company.
• Pro-active in the development of self and undertaking training consistent with developing skills relevant to duties and responsibilities of the role.
• Be vigilant in matters relating to health and safety.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Basic data manipulation skills.
• Relevant accounting skills. Would suit an AAT student.
• Computer literacy and knowledge of tools and software:
• MS Office Skills, especially Excel.
• Sage 200 experience preferred.
• Basic understanding of double entry bookkeeping.
• Previous experience in similar role preferred.

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.