Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Carrington West
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£18000 - £23000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Accounts Assistant to join rapidly growing recruitment company in Hampshire. This role has the potential to grow and evolve as our company enjoys rapid expansion. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the role as the company grows whilst increasing responsibilities if desired.

Flexible working requests happily considered!

The Role:

You will be working with senior management to ensure the smooth running of the company's accounts within an experienced team.

Duties will include:

·Credit controlling clients (resolving queries and proactively calling customers to chase debt)
·Manage credit limits for our clients.
·Working on Sage Line 50 software
·Dealing with internal and external queries
·Purchase Ledger Management
·Account reconciliations
·Processing staff expenses
·Maintaining and managing relationships with Accounts Payable contacts within our clients.

Other office management duties as appropriate:

·Document Scanning
·Data Entry

About You:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional person to join our expanding organisation and contribute to a successful team working to achieve the company's goals.

Applicants should have:

·Previous experience of credit control (Essential)
·Sage line 50 experience
·Previous experience of dealing with a sales ledger
·Excellent analytical/problem solving skills
·Competent in use of Excel
·Effective communication and inter-personal skills
·Confidence to liaise with external parties at all levels

We would welcome applicants who are currently undertaking professional training in accountancy and finance are keen to support continuous personal development.

About Carrington West:
Carrington West are based in 5 star offices in Hampshire. 1000 Lakeside is a beautifully constructed building within a commutable distance from Portsmouth, Southampton, Chichester, Petersfield and Winchester. The facilities include, free shuttle services, free parking, onsite restaurant, and landscaped grounds. With views across the central lake and within walking distance of Port Solent Marina.
We have doubled turnover each year since our inception 6 years ago and will have an estimated turnover of £40 million 2017. We have achieved this growth by looking after our employees and have therefore enjoyed an excellent staff retention rate.
Carrington West are passionate about supporting career development for our people and are keen on providing training to progress their development.
Testament to our dedication to our staff we have recently won "Best Recruitment Company to Work for in the UK"

Our Culture:
At Carrington West we recognise that hiring and retaining the right staff for the long term is paramount to achieving our goal to be the best in the industry. Our ethos, therefore, is about providing an enjoyable, forward thinking and enabling working environment with flexibility to help facilitate a healthy work/life balance.
We believe in looking after our team and so offer a generous Pension Scheme, Medical Insurance, bonuses, and Childcare Vouchers. We also host regular all expenses paid activities, meals and nights out plus an annual European break