Accounts Assistant

  • Ref: JMC651
  • Industry: Accountancy & Finance
  • Categories: Accounts
  • Location:
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent

About the Role

Purchase Ledger

  • Match, Code, and post supplier invoices
  • Monthly reconciliation of Supplier Statements
  • Weekly production of payment list for all suppliers
  • Assist Finance Manager with ad-hoc duties

Sales Ledger

  • Establish good customer relations via telephone letters and e-mail
  • Credit control
  • Post and allocate cash to customer accounts
  • Achieve monthly cash targets
  • Monthly production of uncollectable accounts
  • Create and amend customer accounts
  • Review and reconcile debtor accounts
  • Inform customers and sales staff of orders pending or stopped requiring credit authorisation

General Accounting

  • Assist Finance Manager with ad-hoc duties
  • Reconciliation of postponed import vat statement
  • Bank Reconciliation

Required skills

The candidate will have previously been in a purchase ledger and / or sales ledger role, has good attention to detail, proven ability to work to tight deadlines, good communication skills being able to liaise effectively with suppliers, customers and colleagues. The candidate will be confident in using IT systems including Excel and Word and have previously used an accounting package, preferably Sage 200.

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