Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Frank Recruitment Group
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£15000 - £17000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Frank Recruitment Group is a rapidly growing, market leading specialist recruitment firm with our Head Office based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. We have over 1,000 employees based in offices in the UK, Berlin, USA, Australia and Singapore.

Due to continued expansion, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to join our finance team. We require a team player, with an excellent attitude and strong communication skills. You must have recent experience working within a finance team, preferably covering multiple aspects of sales ledger duties and therefore will be able to adapt quickly and assist the team.

You will be expected to work to regular deadlines and must be able to use your own initiative and seek to continually improve processes. We are looking for a proven record of dealing with issues, working under pressure and going the extra mile, whilst continually producing accurate work and professional results.

Your core responsibilities will revolve around;
*Creation of sales orders and invoices.
*Ensuring all sales ledger data is correct, allowing efficient and accurate management reporting to take place.
*Handling multiple calls to/from clients - Ensuring invoices are paid on time and queries are resolved.
*Working as part of a global team to reach cash collection targets.
*Issuing regular overdue notices, statement runs and legal referral notifications.
*Utilising our time sheet submission system in order to answer client queries.
*Other ad hoc duties as required within the role.

This position is a key entry level role within our busy and dynamic accounts team. The role will provide numerous challenges and therefore requires someone with a can-do attitude, superb organisation skills, stringent attention to detail and a desire to take ownership and make a positive impact.
If you thrive in a demanding and ever evolving environment, this is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of a growing, international company.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

*Experience working within a sales ledger function
*Highly organised with an excellent work attitude
*Strong communication skills
*Excellent attention to detail
*Strong problem solving and analytical skills
*Ability to work independently
*Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
*Ability to learn and effectively utilise multiple systems

To be considered for this position, you should be a confident, pro-active person who will enjoy a busy and challenging role. Good communication and query resolution skills are essential as you will be working with clients and employees based all over the world.

Please address your CV and cover letter FAO Kayley Bowes