Accounts Assistant

Wheeler White
Burton on Trent
£18500 - £19000/annum £18500-19000 plus bonus
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company
Our client is a leading mobile phone distributor, providing handset and tariff combinations to independent phone dealers across the UK. The company’s modern offices are located in Burton upon Trent and currently employ 30+ employees.

Accounts Assistant

The purpose of this role is to provide assistance within the Finance Department with all aspects of account administration.

• Maintain Purchase Ledger: raising Purchase Orders, checking PO’s against invoices, coding and processing invoices, checking authorisations, processing weekly payments to suppliers, reconciliation of supplier statements etc;
• Banking Information: maintaining petty cash book and cash float, processing of payments by BACS, CHAPS and Cheques, inputting payment data into computer systems, updating daily balance reports, raising miscellaneous invoices etc.
• Stock /Commissions: monthly stock takes, assist in monthly handset pricing, price and commission details checking, handling stock invoicing queries etc.
• Management Accounts: assist with the production of bank and balance sheet reconciliations, Bad Debt provision etc.
• General: assist in production of budgets, forecasts, VAT returns and providing general back-up for the Finance Team to cover days off, holidays etc.

The Candidate

You will have held a similar Accounting / Book-keeping position and have proven knowledge of Purchase Ledger systems and controls with a good all round understanding of financial processes and month end procedures. You will be used to working to strict deadlines and have good Excel and data entry skills. You will need to be self motivated with good communications skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure, PC literate with the ability to produce quality reports.

Salary package
The company offers a basic £18,500 to £19,000 per annum with additional performance related bonus worth a maximum of 10% of basic pay after 12 months service. There is a stakeholder pension scheme, health cash plan and life assurance.
Hours of work are: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Monday to Thursday inclusive) 3:00 p.m. (Fridays) – 37.5 hours per week
28 days holiday per annum including Bank/Public Holidays - increasing with service