Accounts Assistant

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced accounts administrator who is looking for a career within a growing organisation?

About the role…

As a Care Home Accounts Assistant you will be working in the Head Office looking after the accounts for a number of Care Homes spread across the country. As well as the Nursing Homes, the group also owns 26 hotels and 28 bars and restaurants.

Main responsibilities:
Invoicing residents, councils and CCG's
Posting transactions onto Sage 200
Bank reconciliations
Reconciling client accounts
Weekly room occupancy reports to the Directors and Managers
Monitoring and reporting on the aged debt on a regular basis
Chasing debt
Communicating with the various social workers/councils/relatives/CCG's and homes
Producing monthly management accounts
Taking card payments over the telephone
Duties as required on an ad hoc basis for the company

About you…
While it would be fantastic if you had knowledge of care home finances, it is not essential.
More important are:
Willingness to learn
Work confidently with numbers
Attention to detail
Good communication skills, particularly when dealing with relatives of residents
Ability to write clearly for correspondence
Ability to multi-task and be flexible
Ability to use your own initiative
Knowledge of Sage 200 and Careblox is useful, but not essential

We can offer…
Pension scheme
Retail and travel discounts
Childcare vouchers
Cycle to Work scheme
Recruit a friend Scheme
Welcoming working environment
Induction and training programme
Paid time off
Flexible working arrangements to help balance work and home life

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.