Brook Street

Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Brook Street
Location
Staffordshire, England
Salary
Up to £20000 per annum
Posted
02 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Oct 2018
Ref
WOL/214950
Contact
Kim
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hixon, 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday

It is envisaged at this stage that this contract will be for a minimum of 9 months however this could be extended or shortened depending on the duration of maternity leave cover required.

Where you'll be working
A successful, fast-paced multi-site manufacturing business with an ambitious growth strategy between now and 2025.


What you'll be doing
Working as part of a small, fast paced, finance team, you will undertake a varied portfolio of tasks including purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit control and administration duties.
Here are a few key areas of responsibility:

  • Processing purchase invoices onto the purchase ledger, matching to purchase orders, goods receipts and stock transactions as appropriate
  • Investigating reasons for discrepancies between supplier invoices and purchase orders with resolution as appropriate
  • Responding to customer queries in a timely manner
  • Completing supplier statement reconciliations, filing of supplier statements, communicating with suppliers to request copy invoices or resolve issues as and when required
  • Working accurately and efficiently to ensure purchase ledger is up to date, 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 customers
  • Maintaining customer credit limits, ensuring customers operate within agreed terms
  • Liaising with Production, Engineering, Sales and Purchasing staff
  • Maintaining professional communications with external contacts

    What you'll need to succeed
    Need to know
  • How to use all core Office software packages
  • Knowledge of Microsoft NAV would be an advantage.

    Need to have
  • Previous experience of working within a finance department within a similar role
  • Drivers licence an advantage due to location
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, processing high volumes of transactions
  • Good telephone manner
  • 5 GCSE's grade A to C to include English and Maths/equivalent experience
  • Accounts related qualification would be advantageous or equivalent experience
  • Good IT skills


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