Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £24,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    59361

Key Objective:

• To maintain the Supplier, Customer Ledgers and associated records in SAGE

Key Tasks:

Accounts Payable
• To ensure that all supplier invoices and payments are processed correctly and in a timely fashion
• To maintain supplier accounts and follow anti-fraud procedures
• To prepare supplier invoices for payment
• Scheduling supplier payments, including foreign payments with Office Manager
• To process payments on SAGE and on the Internet Bank
• Send remittances
• To prepare, validate and process staff expense claims

Accounts Receivable
• To monitor the customer ledger and liaise with customer services to resolve queries
• Contact all customers on a monthly basis to ensure invoices are paid
• To maintain customer invoices and account contact details in SAGE
• To allocate remittances in SAGE
• To manage and reconcile credit card / online payments

Other
• To perform bank reconciliation on a daily basis
• To prepare VAT returns
• To work with the Customer Services Team towards customer query resolution
• As required, to support the general working of the office
• Monthly report on status of customer ledger
• To work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative

Skills Required:

• General working knowledge of administration in a busy working environment, working to deadlines under pressure
• Computer skills, including Microsoft Office (word processing / spreadsheets / email etc.)
• Attention to detail
• Team worker
• Self-starter
• Focused on delivering results
• Good communication skills
• Experience of SAGE Accounts
• Experience of working in a credit control role
• Experience of working with external customers

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.