Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
OPR Resourcing Specialists
Location
Guildford
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
05 Feb 2017
Closes
05 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

POST DETAILS:

  • Part time, 4 hours per day Monday to Friday (some flexibility on start/end time but must be Monday to Friday)
  • Up to £20,000 per annum, pro-rated
  • 20 days holiday, plus Bank Holiday
  • Office based, Guildford

The Accounts Assistant will be a key part of our small finance team, reporting to the Finance Director and working alongside the credit controller and purchase ledger controller to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the finance function.

The ideal applicant will be highly numerate and will have a logical and methodical approach to their work. They will possess strong Excel skills and will have experience of working in a finance environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately post BACS cash receipts onto customer accounts
  • Accurately process cheque receipts onto customer accounts
  • Send out sales invoices and statements to customers
  • Process purchase ledger invoices
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Reconcile and process company credit card bills
  • Be responsible for all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Ensure archiving and filing is carried out accurately and regularly

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work in a small team with a willingness to assist and learn from colleagues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be numerate, and with good level of proficiency in Microsoft packages Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Customer focus
  • Good keyboard skills, with accuracy and attention to detail when recording financial transactions are essential as is the ability to record all financial transactions in a timely manner and keep the records up to date
  • Organised and methodical with the ability to complete tasks to deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise, juggle tasks and use initiative during demanding periods to ensure that all financial transactions are recorded and paid in a timely manner