Accounts Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Hartlepool, Cleveland
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Accounts Assistant

Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for a well-established dynamic Manufacturing company where there is a fantastic new opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
You will support the Group Financial Controller and Office Manager by being primarily responsible for the sales ledger maintenance as well as assisting with the purchase ledger as well as other accounting duties. This is a very varied position but the sole purpose of this role is to ensure that balances that are owed are collected and accounted for in a timely and accurate manner. You will ensure that risks of overdue and non-payment are minimised through effective credit control policies. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Minimising overdue, non-payments and the risk of bad debts so that the business cash flow performance is maximised.
  • Managing the collection and processing of customer payments so that open balances are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Reporting of monthly debtor and payment terms information in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Being responsible for the monthly reconciliation of the debtor ledger.
  • Raising Sales Invoices.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a strong background in finance, having carried out a similar roles in sales ledger and accounts payable. You will have excellent communication skills, able to build and maintain key relationships, and the proven ability to work to tight deadlines by prioritising and multi-tasking. You will also have advanced Excel skills. Previous experience with the accounting system Xero is helpful but not essential.

What you'll get in return
For your commitment to the role you will receive a very competitive salary and a benefits package commensurate with the role, together with the opportunity to join and develop with a long established, successful organisation.

What you need to do now
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