Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Penns Personnel
Location
Birmingham
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic Accounts Assistant for one of our long standing clients based in the Jewellery Quarter. This varied role will initially cover maternity for 9 months with a view to then becoming permanent.

Duties will be:

  • Maintaining the sales ledger to correctly reflect all sales, credits and receipts.
  • Ensuring customers pay amounts owed in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining the purchase ledger to correctly reflect all purchases, credits and payments.
  • Maintaining the cash book and reconciling to bank statements.
  • Provide information to assist senior personnel in their roles.
  • Ensure all sales and purchase invoices are appropriately recorded in the accounts in a timely manner.
  • Raising of credit notes, ensuring they are valid, correct, and appropriately recorded in the accounts in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all cash receipts and payments are appropriately recorded in the accounts in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers and other internal staff to resolve any queries.
  • Ensure that customers adhere to agreed credit terms and report on a timely basis any deviations.
  • Issue statements and chase debts as appropriate.
  • Perform reconciliations with customers, suppliers, bank and the accounts and respond accordingly.
  • Maintain metal accounts where appropriate.
  • Undertake and control office purchases and petty cash.
  • Provide information to enable senior personnel to perform their reporting duties.
  • Work area is maintained in a clean, secure and professional manner.
  • Aid senior personnel in any ad-hoc projects.

Salary is £16,000 - £18,000 pa and the hours are 8.30 am - 4.45pm mon to thurs and a 4pm finish on a Friday with 30 mins for lunch.

If you have an accounts background and want to progress in this area, we want to hear from you.