Accounts Administrator

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My client, a well established manufacturing organisation based in Leicestershire, is looking for an Accounts Administrator with the experience and attributes to fulfil the below tasks:


Reporting to the Accounts Supervisor and working with the Joint Managing Director, this role focuses on the sales ledger and credit control functions of the Company, whilst providing support and cover for purchase ledger.

The role ensures that the correct procedures are followed to strict timescales. There will also be an element of providing support for the month-end procedures, where necessary. Whilst the focus of the role is the sales ledger, it is essential that the individual must be able to provide cover for all other aspects of the accounts administrator role.

The successful applicant will work as a key member of a progressive, quality and customer focussed business.

Core Responsibilities:

• Sales Ledger and Credit Control
• Debt collection and cash flow management
• Legal action notices
• Posting sales ledger invoices onto the ledger
• Posting cash onto the ledger and cash book
• Setting up new customers
• Sales ledger control reconciliation
• Maintaining an excellent relationship with customers

• Purchase Ledger
• Receiving and sending out purchase ledger invoices
• Coding invoices
• Gaining invoice approval
• Posting invoices onto the ledger
• Invoice queries internally and externally
• Supplier statement reconciliations
• Setting up new suppliers
• Purchase ledger control reconciliation
• Payment runs including foreign payments

• Petty Cash Control, Expenses and Reconciliations
• General accounts administration
• Posting Journals
• Bank reconciliation
• Opening and closing periods on the system
• Running trial balances
• Reconciliation of a small number of balance sheet accounts
• Month-end duties
• Reconciling and posting expenses, ensuring that Company policy and current VAT legislation is adhered to
• Control and balancing of petty cash

Person Profile, Skills and Experience:

• Excellent communication skills, being able to work with all levels of people
• Self-motivation
• Attention to detail
• Previous experience in a similar role
• Basic / Intermediate Excel skills
• Comfortable working with confidential information and with a high level of integrity
• Good organisational skills, being able to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
• Be able to work autonomously and within a team, being self-motivated and able to manage own workload
• Recognise the importance of attention to detail and accuracy
• Have a sound knowledge of MS Office software and be IT proficient
• Be conscientious, responsive, transparent and accountable


• Company pension scheme
• 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, this rises to a maximum of 30 days with service
• Life insurance

Hours of Work:

25 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 12:00 – 17:00, Friday 09:30 – 14:30

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