Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Nottinghamshire
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SF Group are currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join a fantastic company based in South Nottingham client on a permanent basis. Our client is a well respected and people focused business, they offer a fantastic customer experience and are keen to recruit a driven and hard working candidate into their team. The salary for this position is competitive and there are a range of excellent benefits on offer including support towards professional study after a successful probation period.

As the Accounts Assistant within our clients Finance Department you will be working within a motivated and friendly team. Your tasks will include the below.

Sales ledger

  • Checking and processing of sales orders onto finance system Microsoft Dynamics Navision ensuring correct coding, and business rules have been followed
  • Assist the wider Impero team with financial related matters (i.e credit note raising, liaising with customer finance departments etc.)
  • Raising and issuing of all sales invoices to customers timely and accurately
  • Issuing of customer statements monthly
  • Dealing with external customer queries including those wishing to make payment over the phone
  • Liaising with and helping to resolve internal queries raised from other staff members
  • Recording of customer receipts onto finance system
  • Paying into the bank customer cheque payments when required (at least weekly)
  • Chasing in of customer debts, maintaining a good standard of average debtor days as dictated by the business
  • Maintenance of the Sales Ledger accounts (such as keeping customer information updated, ledger accounts updated, reconciled and clean, ensuring credit limits are not exceeded)
  • Responsibility for reviewing customer accounts on a regular basis, making recommendations for adjustments to credit limits
  • Credit check new customers using Experian, using the information presented to make an informed decision on credit limit to be offered

Purchase ledger

  • Processing of purchase orders onto finance system Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Ordering goods for the day to day running of the office and liaising with suppliers to get the best prices
  • Checking, matching and processing of authorised supplier invoices, and other costs
  • Processing staff expense claims
  • Maintenance of the Purchase Ledger
  • Bank reconciliations, including multi currency accounts
  • Regular liaising with the Impero USA team reconciling any anomalies in the accounting records held in the UK
  • Provide cover for other members of Finance when required (i.e sickness/holidays)

This opportunity would be most suited to a candidate who is wanting to start or is already studying and looking for a step into a busy, fast paced accounts department within a great organisation. Essential skills include Strong MS Excel experience, excellent attention to detail, proven ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment, strong communication skills, ideally proven accounts experience within a similar environment or a relevant Accounts related qualification. Alternatively you may be a recent graduate keen to get a foot in the door to a great local employer who offer fantastic opportunity for progression.

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