Accounts Assistant

SF Group
16 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
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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