Senior Accounts Assistant

Reed Accountancy
Hastings, East Sussex
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to growth within the company nationally my client has created a new role for their local office in the Hastings area.

They are seeking an experienced Senior Accounts Assistant to support the Group Finance Director.

Daily cash book duties.
Purchase ledger - posting and scanning purchase invoices, checking supplier statements and investigating discrepancies.
Supplier payment runs (International payments, BACS runs and priority payments).
Receiving and processing expense forms.
Managing petty cash transactions.
Monthly reconciliation and posting of credit card expenditure.
Updating supplier and customer records.
Carrying out monthly bank reconciliations across multi-currency accounts.
Daily notifications from 3 ledgers to Invoice Finance provider.
Monthly reconciliation of Invoice Finance accounts.
Carrying out month-end routines for three Group companies.
Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts including accruals and prepayments.
Correspondence with third parties, i.e. customers and suppliers.
Assisting with the preparation of information packs for annual audits.
Communicate with credit card holders/users to obtain all expense receipts for reconciliation and audit purposes.
Assisting the Group Finance Director as required.

The ideal candidate will have a sound financial background to include:

Full understanding of fundamental principles of double-entry book-keeping.
Bank Reconciliations and nominal postings.
Full understanding of Purchase Ledger processes.
Prepayments & accruals.
Inter company reconciliations.
Cashflow management.
Foreign currency bookkeeping.
Foreign bank payments.

Desirable:  Understanding of Invoice Finance procedures

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