Accounts and Administration Assistant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
17000.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for a Accountant Administrator to be based in Ashford Kent - Accounting and Finance - Commerce and Industry

Client Details

  • A successful organisation part of an international organsation.
  • This role supports the accounts function with accounts payable, accounts receivable and cashbook activities. It also supports some purchasing and general administration activities.

Description

  • Record invoices and credit memos in accounting system

  • Review billing and supporting documentation to properly classify revenue

  • Identify billings that require follow-up action or inquiry

  • Maintain up-to-date billing system and invoice files

  • Conduct collection activities as required with customer profiles and documentation

  • Follows established procedures for processing receipts, cash, etc.

  • Conduct credit reference checks

  • Provide payment information to customers

  • Communicate with customers via phone and e-mail, responds to customer inquiries

  • Record PO receipts and vendor invoices in accounting system and secures required payment approval for company disbursements

  • Perform account reconciliations and processes transactions in multiple currencies

  • Maintains vendor files and resolves vendor invoice discrepancies

  • Communicate with vendors and responds to inquiries in a timely manner

  • Sets up payment runs for UK and overseas suppliers

  • Maintain and ensure all VAT certificates are up-to-date and requests sales tax exemption forms from customers as required

  • Input monthly payroll in bureau prescribed format and check reports

  • Assist in month end close process

  • Provide reports for external auditors

  • Develop Sarbanes-Oxley documentation

  • Manage petty cash account

  • Reconcile intercompany balances for receivables/payables

  • Administer expenses system to process employee expenses

  • Provide coverage (backup) to support other accounting duties when necessary

  • General administration duties as required

  • Other duties as assigned and including administration of site mobile phones

Profile

  • Ability to multi-task and exercise discretion while handling sensitive information

  • Strong skill set in MS Office products including Excel and Word

  • Capacity to act as a self-starter and as a team player with strong follow-up skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, etc.

  • Proficiency in performing research

  • Experience with automated accounting systems (ERP)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Organisational skills and ability to work independently with changing priorities

Job Offer

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package