Accounts Assistant

Command Recruitment
Dartford, Kent
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Large and Growing company based at Dartford require a Permanent Accounts Assistant to join their medium sized accounts team of 12. You will be working in a productive, professional but fun team.


Assist with the accurate processing of direct debits and utility bills and maintenance of the purchase ledger registers To assist with the timely payment of suppliers

  • Processing utility bills and reviewing meter readings
  • Posting direct debits to cashbook
  • Processing supplier and subcontractor invoices using invoice data capture
  • Matching invoices to receipted purchase orders and inputting to the system
  • Day to day accounts payable - contacting suppliers via telephone and email
  • Maintaining an invoice query log and resolving queries
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations ensuring that differences are followed up and resolved
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of new processes and ways of working to increase efficiency
  • Assisting in preparing Key Performance Indicator (KPI) statistics
  • Investigating discrepancies

Skills Required:

  • Experience of working within a finance department (purchase ledger / accounts payable experience would be ideal)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer focused with a drive to ensure continuous improvement
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Accurate and efficient inputter
  • IT literate
  • Problem solving skills
  • Numerate and logical