Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £25,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    54836

My client, a leading professional within the business service sector is recruiting for an Accounts Assistant, due to expansion within the organisation.

With a location of North Leicestershire, easily commutable from the East Midlands.

Salary up to £25,000, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical
– Complete monthly credit control actions in relation to Surety, Deputy Bonds and Trade Credit, reducing aged debt.
– Reconcile bank and balance sheets on a timely basis.
– Process journals to the GL to maintain an accurate ledger.
– Maintain accurate cash collateral records.
– Administer the TME Irish bank accounts.
– Ensure month end reconciliation deadlines are met.
– Process claims payments.
– Investigate Unallocated Cash and implement procedures to ensure the proactive allocation of funds in a timely manner.
– Assist the Team Leader with PAS data fixes and testing to ensure the Trade Credit ledger accurately reflects the transactions processed.
– Tax allocations and ledger maintenance.
– Any other work as required.

Skills and Experience Specification:

– Accounting technical knowledge
– Experience of the insurance industry
– Sound knowledge of double entry accounting and journals
– Sound knowledge of reconciliation process
– Experience of cashiering
– Experience of Credit Control with a proven track record of reducing aged debt
– Positive, can-do attitude
– Problem solving ability
– Good communication 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.