Accounts Assistant – 12 FTC

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My client, a leading professional within their sector, is recruiting for an Accounts Assistant. This company offers a great working environment and benefits and are located in North Leicester, so easily commutable from throughout the East Midlands.

Accounts Assistant – 12 FTC


The Finance Operations team sits within International Finance responsible for delivering quality internal and external outputs to all stakeholders within a controlled framework for insurance technical, cash, treasury and expense accounting activities.

Job Purpose:

Due to growth, complexity and drive for continuous process improvements the primary purpose of this role is to support the FinOps team with the day-to-day activities ensuring these are performed and controlled in line with the timetable and standards.

Operating within the FinOps team residing in Leicester the main responsibilities include:

Supporting aged debt reduction through credit control
Creation and execution of timely external payments
Cash and bordereau postings
Outbound payments for London and Leicester.
Month end duties including approving and posting journals to the ledger, balance sheet reconciliations and management reporting.
Provide support to the team, wider business and external clients with general Professional Indemnity queries
Adhoc duties as required by management including providing support when colleagues are on annual leave/sickness and assisting in other tasks for other lines of business within the Leicester finance

Key Responsibilities:


Assist in monthly preparation and payment of broker commission, including resolving queries
Allocation of payments and resolving unallocated cash
Investigate and resolve queries in the team shared inbox
Credit control/Direct Debit administration support where required
Assist with payment processing including those for claims/refunds/commission
Adhoc duties as required by management including providing support when colleagues are on annual leave/sickness

Stakeholder Relationship Management
Build strong relationships across Finance Operations teams, including peer group and managers, as well as relevant business stakeholders, enabling the team to deliver high quality effective support to the rest of the Business.

Skills and Experience Specification:

Accounting technical knowledge
Experience of the insurance industry
High level of attention to detail
Experience of cash allocation and pro-actively minimising unallocated cash
Positive, can-do attitude
Problem solving ability
Good communication skills
Excellent organisational skills

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.