Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Control Group International
Location
Manchester
Posted
09 Jan 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY WITH INTERNATIONAL MARKET LEADING COMPANY BASED IN BOLLINGTON Salary £16,000 - £19,000 + bonus + life cover + pension Control Group are specialists in the specification and installation of integrated electronic systems predominantly to the commercial market. Ideal location: The company is based in the idyllic town of Bollington in Cheshire. Job Role: To work under the direction of the Assistant Management Accountant to provide efficient and effective administrative support, undertaking basic book-keeping tasks and clerical support. Progression within the role is planned in-line with the company growth. Reporting: You will be reporting directly to the Assistant Management Accountant, working closely with Finance and Admin colleagues. Working with: In this role, you will find you will be required to support all external suppliers, subcontractors and other internal departments, including the Install, Service, Sales, Procurement & Admin departments. Job Description: Key Responsibilities Whilst the exact responsibilities will vary, the main duties of the Accounts Assistant can be summarised as follows: ØProcessing on Sage 50 ØManaging Purchase Orders ØManaging Suppliers (Account queries / Credit Limits / Account Reconciliations) ØDaily Banking - Inputting and processing payments and Supplier invoices ØGenerating Weekly Supplier Payment Run ØFiling Supplier Invoices ØGenerating Bacs Payments on Online banking platforms ØManaging Petty Cash ØManaging the Company Credit Cards process - monthly statements / posting transactions on the system, etc. ØAnswering telephone calls, dealing with client/supplier/staff queries ØBank account reconciliations ØMaintain office stationery levels ØGeneral office Ad-Hoc Project/Administration work ØContinuous improvement of processes – including automation where possible ØPreparation of monthly Accruals and Prepayments for all overheads purchase related spend across all group companies Required knowledge & experience: ØWorking knowledge of Sage 50 (and CASH for Windows an advantage) ØStudying towards AAT qualification ØFully conversant with Microsoft Office – especially with advanced Excel skills, including Macros, Pivot Tables and Vlookup’s ØPurchase orders through to invoice ØBasic Bookkeeping knowledge ØThe ability to work to a very high standard to meet tight deadlines ØExcellent written and verbal communication skills ØWell organised and efficient, with the ability to plan and control workload ØThe ability to multi-task ØSpanish and/or Italian language skills would be advantageous