Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Now Careers
Location
Newport, Gwent
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Accounts Assistant

Newport

Salary of up to £18,000 per annum

My client is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant. Applicants should have a good working knowledge of office duties and experience of Sage 50 and/or Sage 200 would be desirable. The successful candidate will need to work to strict deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Working as part of a team they will also need to be able to work on their own initiative.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing Purchase Ledger invoices and ensuring they are paid in line with terms agreed with suppliers. Statement reconciliations, queries, filing and general administration tasks
  • To ensure Sales ledger invoices are processed on a timely basis, income due is received and these are accounted for accurately.
  • Carry out accurate and timely postings of all cash books, and prepare monthly bank reconciliations and allocations as necessary.
  • Resolve invoice queries with suppliers and members of staff.
  • Chase budget holders for return and approval of Purchase invoices.
  • Enter expense claims
  • Assist with answering the telephones, opening and distributing the post
  • To carry out any other adhoc duties as requested by line management

Skills:

  • Competent user of Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of SAGE 50 and/or SAGE 200 would be an advantage
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and ensure deadlines are met.