Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £23,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    55776

We are looking for an all-round accounts candidate to work in a leading company with a busy finance department.

You will be joining a small and friendly team, to support this rapidly expanding business.

Responsibilities include:

• Supporting Credit Control by chasing overdue payments, processing sales invoices and taking payments
• Supporting Purchase Ledger by processing purchase invoices, dealing with payment queries, updating the purchase ledger
• Daily bank reconciliations and updating payments on sales and purchase ledgers
• Assist in the preparation of Weekly BACS payment Runs
• Processing and Inputting Staff Expenses and Credit Card Claims
• Filing of Sales Invoices and Purchase Invoices
• Raising Sales Invoices when required
• Ad hoc analysis of Sales or Purchase accounts

Experience required:

• Must hold a professional accountancy qualification such as AAT, or be working towards an accounting qualification
• Previous experience in a similar role
• Have a good understanding of sales ledger and purchase ledger processes
• Have a positive outlook and be self-motivated, and proactive in seeking solutions to problems
• Excellent attention to detail and able to work without supervision
• Experience of Sage 50 Accounts
• Excellent Excel skills and good knowledge of MS Office
• Some experience of improving processes
• Excellent oral and written skills, and good interpersonal skills to build rapport with clients and other departments

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.