Accounts Assistant, including multi-currency

24000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + GBP24000 - GBP26000/annum + Good Benefits
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an accomplished Accounts Assistant to join this dynamic publishing house based near Banbury. This is a varied role which will include all aspects of the ledgers and credit control, as well as requiring a decent standard of Excel competence. Payments are received in different currencies and the ability to manipulate different formulae is essential.

Own Transport Required owing to location.

Duties will include:

Credit Control

Maintaining customer credit limits for new and existing customers
Maintaining accurate and up-to-date customer details and records
Working with the minimum of supervision on the collection of overdue accounts Regular customer contact by phone and email
Using initiative and imagination to achieve targeted results, while promoting customer goodwill Handling customer queries, resolving problems and making adjustments within company guidelines and policy
Sales Ledger Maintenance

Responsibility for cash allocation and posting
Processing Amazon orders through their Electronic Data Interchange system Developmental input into integrating Amazon EDI process into company system Processing credit card payments and preparing banking of cheques
Emailing monthly customer statements Purchase Ledger maintenance
Coding and posting purchase ledger invoices Checking and reconciling supplier statements Resolving supplier queries
Filing invoices and statements - paper & electronic files Scheduling supplier payments & emailing remittance advices Month End procedures
Assisting with month-end procedures

Preparing royalty reports & posting to purchase ledger through self-billing system Cash Book maintenance
Posting sundry cash payments & receipts Reporting on cash balances & cash requirements Reconciling sterling & currency cash books Other Tasks
VAT returns EC sales lists Intrastats
Maintaining daily, weekly & monthly task list & prioritising workload
Maintaining stock availability & pricing on specific customer systems & own trade website Providing support to Finance Director
Carrying out ad hoc analysis work as required Maintaining Operations Manual
Continual appraisal of procedures & systems in order to advise on potential improvements Other duties as required
Possible areas of development include

Reconciling control accounts and Assisting in producing accounts
Calculating and posting a range of month end journals, including accruals & prepayments Developing means to increase profitability and optimise operation costs
Establishing methods of controlling expenditure. Maintaining cash flow forecasts
Reporting on sales performance against targets
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job

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