Trainee Accounts Assistant

Duties will include:

• Purchase invoice processing, posting, GL coding and obtaining authorisation
• Update the cash book and balance to the bank statement daily and at month end
• Check shipment invoices received, send invoices and packing lists to the Shipping agent for the preparation of Customs entry
• Prepare payments for container clearing
• Processing Employee expenses, including matching VAT receipts
• Managing payment of supplier payment runs
• Assist with month end duties including accruals, prepayments, and posting journals
• Reconcile the intercompany account on a monthly basis
• Assist with Balance Sheet reconciliation
• Assisting with cost analysis and cashflow forecast
• Assisting with EC Sales list and Direct debit collection from customers
• Other ad hoc accounts and admin duties as required, including covering for credit control

Experience and skills required:

• Previous experience as an Accounts Assistant or similar role in a B2B environment
• AAT Qualified or equivalent is preferred
• Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage own workload
• Excellent communicator at all levels, and a good team player
• Ideally Sage experience and an intermediate understanding of MS Excel
• A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
• Process oriented with the ability to see a task through to completion

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.