Ledger Assistant Opportunities THTL54036

Sale, Greater Manchester
Salary £18,199 - £20,669
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent, Full Time (36.25 hours per week)

Our client is an independent housing company providing more than 9,000 quality affordable homes within the Trafford area of Manchester. They are a “profit-for-purpose” organisation, striving for a society transformed, free from poverty, inequality and injustice. They also have Gold status IIP accreditation.

Two vacancies have arisen within their Finance team for Ledger Assistant opportunities, one will be within their Joint Venture workload. The successful candidates will be an integral part of the team and their main duties will include:

  • Maintaining daily/weekly/monthly account of the transactions and balancing the daily account at end of each day
  • Rent import from Open Accounts
  • Ensuring that petty cash floats are replenished in accordance with the Trust’s procedures
  • Ensuring bank reconciliations are undertaken on a monthly basis and reconciling items cleared.
  • Ensuring cash/payments collections and sign in are done in accordance with the Trust’s procedures
  • Dealing with queries on postings from customers and suppliers
  • Processing invoices and  credit notes through the Open Accounts finance system
  • Resolving customer queries via telephone, email, fax, face to face, CRM and assistance with month/year end procedures.
  • Supporting production of the Aged Debtor report on a monthly basis to ensure appropriate recovery action is taken as and when debts become due for payment.
  • Regular audit of ledger accounts to ensure they are up to date
  • Supporting the Ledger Team Leader to chase invoices that remain unpaid, in order to maximise debt recovery and promises to their suppliers
  • Liaising with budget holders and external customers in relation to invoice queries.

The ideal candidates must be highly organised, have excellent interpersonal skills and a full working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Packages.  A working knowledge of financial systems is essential as is previous experience in a similar role.

Our client encourages a healthy work/life balance and they offer an attractive benefits package for employees, as well as a competitive and transparent system of pay and reward. These benefits include excellent training and development opportunities, a salary sacrifice child care voucher scheme, access to the Social Housing Defined Contribution pension scheme, annual leave allowance starting at 20 days per annum and rising to 30 days per annum with service.

Closing Date:   20th September 2017

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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