Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £25,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    58300

This exciting new vacancy is a pivotal role in the Accounts Team and will be responsible for Purchase and Sales Ledger tasks, ensuring account balances are up to date, thus enabling the senior management to monitor budgets, profits and spending.

You would be expected to support all aspects of the company finances.

Responsibilities include:

. Purchase ledger activities – checking and inputting Purchase invoices onto Xero
. Supplier Statement reconciliations
. Process and prepare financial and business spreadsheets, for the purpose of checking account balances and facilitating purchases
. Applying purchase ledger payments to Xero
. Collecting and recording financial information purchase ledger, using Xero and Excel
. Setting up and building strong working relationships with suppliers
. Reconciliation of payments to suppliers on Xero
. VAT Reporting and Returns

. Sales ledger activities – responsible for raising and issuing sales invoices, updating the Sales ledger, along with assisting customer account queries
. Ensuring that credit control is managed effectively
. Ensuring the efficient management of weekly sales ledger reporting, to include the collation of project costs
. To ensure the accurate and timely monthly customer statements are produced and issued
. To provide general Sales ledger and banking support, and administration when required

General:
. To provide accurate ad hoc reporting to the business when required
. Work closely with all internal departments to ensure customer expectations are met
. To provide cover for team members during periods of leave, when required

Skills and Experience required:

Essential
. Experience of working within a Purchase and Sales Ledger role
. Experience of working with and communicating with external bodies or commercial partners
. Experience of budget assistance
. Strong Analytical Skills / High level of numeracy
. Detail Orientated
. Accuracy
. Organisation and time management
. Team working
. Essential IT skills in basic MS Office applications – Outlook, Word and Excel in particular
. Understanding Data Privacy Standards
. Solid Communication Skills

Desirable
. Experience of working with Xero Accounting Software
. Flexible, “Can Do ” attitude to business

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.