THE COMPANY Proactive Personnel are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of their client based in Hixon for an experienced Accounts Assistant. THE ROLE: We are looking for an accounts clerk to undertake purchase ledger, sales ledger and administration duties as part of a small finance team with responsibility for 2 companies encompassing a number of different operating divisions. Main Duties Processing purchase invoices onto the purchase ledger, matching to purchase orders, goods receipts and stock transactions as appropriate.Determining reasons for supplier invoice discrepancies against purchase orders with resolution as appropriate.Forwarding supplier queries to relevant staff for approval, ensuring timely responses.Checking and filing of supplier statements, communicating with suppliers to request copy invoices or resolve issues as and when required.Working promptly and efficiently to ensure purchase ledger is up to date and accurate, particularly at month end.Managing supplier payment expectations.Generating sales invoices onto the sales ledger with reference to delivery notes and order confirmations.Checking pricing on sales invoices for accuracy.Transmitting invoices and statements to customers.Credit control duties including chasing payments from both home and export customers.Maintaining customer credit limits, ensuring customers operate to agreed terms.Liaising with Production, Engineering, Sales and Purchasing staff.Maintaining professional communications with external contacts.Administration duties including recording holidays, updating personnel files, filing and photocopying.Other duties within your skill set as the Business may require. Personal Attributes Attention to detail.Thoroughness.Structured and logical approach.Ability to handle large volumes of transactions and work under pressure.Confidence in ability to communicate both inside and outside the Business.Good IT skills, experience of MS Office essential.Previous experience of Pegasus Opera or Microsoft Dynamics NAV a distinct advantage. To apply for this position please contact: Nicky Edmunds Before applying please ensure that you are able to commute/relocate to the location of the job advertised, and that you have the skills and experience required as per job specification. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Proactive Personnel who are operating as an employment agency / business.