Accounts Assistant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £23,000
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    62364

We are seeking an enthusiastic Accounts Assistant to provide maternity cover for a period of up to 12 months, based with our client in Kempston.

You will work as part of a respected Sales and Accounts Administration team, and you will possess high professional standards and have a focused approach.

Day to Day Duties:

– Open daily post
– Answer incoming calls
– Create and send out sales invoices
– Create weekly overdue AR report and send to admin team
– Chase overdue invoices
– Review and Input purchase Invoices
– Bank reconciliation
– Process customer credit card payments
– Pay AP invoices
– Load new customer / suppliers in SUN
– Load delivery addresses into SUN
– Approve cycle counts
– Weekly catch-up meetings with the Chief Financial Officer
– Month end processes
– Run and post depreciation
– Post accruals, prepayments and deferrals
– Upload daily and period currency rates
– Cash flow forecasting
– Maintain balance sheets – reconcile and oversee schedules

The successful candidate for this role will have:

– Previous experience in a similar role
– A qualification relevant to accountancy would be ideal, or a knowledge of low level accountancy – in-house training will be given
– Experience in using Microsoft ‘Office’ applications, and accounting software packages would be advantageous
– Good customer service skill
– Good communication skills – written and verbal
– The ability to demonstrate great team work
– A passion for numbers, accuracy and skills in calculating figures is vital, as is adeptness at paying attention to detail

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.