Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Leicester
Salary
20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + Remote Working, Private Healthcare
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
18 Mar 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
11781 - Accounts Assistant Job Spec
Location: Leicester (remote working initially)

Summary
Our Client - a well-established Wealth Management firm based in Leicester - is seeking an Accounts Assistant with good Sage 50 & Sage Payroll experience to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This is a newly created role in response to ongoing growth.

The Role
Reporting to the Accounts Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the control of the commission system, as well as running of the day-to-day accounts & payroll function, including:

*Bookkeeping using Sage 50 Cloud daily for financial management,
*Maintain & reconcile purchase / sales ledgers,
*Chasing outstanding debtor payments,
*Posting payments, receipts & reconciling balances,
*Prepare & post regular journal adjustments,
*Month-end reconciliations & reports,
*Produce monthly management accounts & cash flow reporting,
*Prepare accounts for year-end audit,
*Take payments using POS terminal, recording & issuing receipts.

Payroll:
*Take ownership & processing monthly payroll using Sage 50 Cloud, process month end, make statutory payments &reconciliations,
*Process year-end payroll & issue P60's,
*Maintain workplace pension scheme (Auto Enrolment), submit contributions.

Commission / Fee Runs:
*Responsibility for timely & accurate commission / fee runs,
*Daily, weekly & monthly data input into Intelligent Office CRM, creating commission profiles / matching payments / amending any aspect of commission,
*Investigate any errors, chase outstanding commission / fees,
*Make monthly timely and accurate FCI payments to advisers,
*Prepare monthly production summary for monthly management meeting.

The Right Person
*Part of fully-qualified AAT or equivalent,
*Essential: SAGE 50 & SAGE Payroll knowledge / experience,
*Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook. Experience using CRM systems,
*Effective communication & inter-personal skills, trustworthy & reliable,
*Good attention to detail, proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision,
*Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,

Package
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: GBP20,000 - GBP25,000 (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time
*Holiday 23 Days + Bank Holidays
*Benefits incl. Remote working (laptop provided), Private Healthcare, NEST Pension, Free Parking

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