Accounts assistant

Expiring today

Recruiter
Interaction Recruitment
Location
Northamptonshire
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT - PURCHASE LEDGER

Salary £19,000

Full time 37.5 hour week (8;30am to 5pm )

Location Rushden

Reports to: Director of Finance

Purpose: The purpose of this Accounts Assistant role is to assist in maintaining the day to day running and record keeping of the purchase ledger and to provide general support within the finance department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following list, though not exhaustive, indicates some of the responsibilities the accounts assistant will have:

* Invoice processing
* Cheque requisitions
* Manual and electronic payments including BACs and cheque
* Supplier queries
* Invoice queries
* Account reconciliation
* Inter-company balance reconciliation's and payments
* Supplier statement reconciliation's
* Communicate effectively with colleagues and external contacts
* Liaising regularly with the homes to ensure that invoices are received timely
* Ensuring that invoices are approved and authorised before processing
* Ensuring deadlines are met for month end procedures
* Preparing and reconciling monthly BACs payment runs
* Ad hoc payments as required
* Monthly reconciliation's
* General Administration:

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Filing

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Letter writing

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Assisting in year end audit preparation

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Ad hoc finance duties as required

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Telephone and email queries

Skills and requirements for the role:

* Technically competent
* Ability to work under own initiative
* Professional demeanour
* Good team worker
* High level of organisation and planning
* Analytical, interpersonal, communication, and IT skills
* Ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders
* Accuracy and attention to detail

Education / Experience required for the role:

* Experience using Sage Line 50 is desirable
* Experience of working within purchase ledger is essential.
* Competency in Word and Excel required

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