Accounts Assistant

  • Salary:
    £25,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    70231

My client, a leading professional within their sector, is recruiting for a Accounts Assistant This company offers a great working environment and benefits and are located in North Leicester, so easily commutable from throughout the East Midlands.


Key Responsibilities:


To manage and maintain credit control for Surety including Deputy bonds, performance bonds and any other outstanding debt.
Produce and send statements on a monthly basis for all outstanding Surety debt and liaise with the bond teams to resolve outstanding queries.
Assist in allocation of bordereau cash for Deputy bonds; ensuring queries are resolved in a timely manner.
Minimise unallocated cash for Surety and share findings with management on a regular basis.
Monthly management information reporting for Surety aged debt and unallocated cash.
Assist with outbound payments ensuring these are completed within the given SLA.
Manage daily banking movement and allocations within the source system.
Provide support to the team, wider business and external clients regarding general queries.
Manage and maintain the direct debits for Deputy bonds including setting up new DD’s and ensuring payments are collected on a weekly basis as applicable.
Carry out month end duties including bank reconciliations, cash clearing and any other Surety balance sheet reconciliations.
Adhoc duties as required by management including providing support when colleagues are on annual leave/sickness and assisting in other credit control tasks for other lines of business within the Leicester finance remit.

Skills and Experience Specification:


Accounting technical knowledge
Track record of credit and aged debt reduction
Experience of the insurance industry
High level of attention to detail
Experience of cash allocation and pro-actively minimising unallocated cash
Positive, can-do attitude
Problem solving ability
Good communication skills
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to work autonomously and use initiative

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