Accounts Assistant

Veritas Partnership Ltd
High Wycombe
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An iconic company with a strong heritage known throughout the world, currently have an opportunity within their Finance department for an Accounts Assistant based from their office in High Wycombe.

Job Title: Accounts Assistant to £25,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Department: Finance

Reporting To: Financial Controller

Location: High Wycombe

Principle Responsibilities of the role:-

  • To efficiently process and manage cheque requisitions that are made to the Finance Department
  • To efficiently process and manage any sundry invoices/credit notes
  • To collect and manage data required to support the Company PAYE settlement agreement
  • To actively manage and control the customer files for the business
  • To cover Purchase Ledger role when colleague is absent
  • To efficiently process and manage all Company pre-payments
  • To attend all credit circle meetings
  • To actively and efficiently chase debt owed to the business by customers primarily by telephone but also via email
  • To produce and issue demands for late payments from customers of the business
  • To efficiently process and manage queries raised by customers in relation to their accounts that are payment related and to ensure a satisfactory resolution is obtained for the business in a timely manner
  • To prepare a monthly presentation of credit control issues and to attend sales meetings in order to deliver the presentation to the Company sales team
  • Issue Aged Debt Report and make adjustments to bad debt provision
  • Managing the Companies lease obligations for year-end reporting
  • Preparing the Tax Pack for year-end reporting
  • To deal with all queries with regards Company expenses
  • To process freight invoices
  • Send out daily sales reports and run invoicing when colleague is absent
  • Raising intercompany and 3rd party recharges at month-end

Key external/internal relationships

Colleagues in the Finance Department and the Sales Department

Customer base

Credit circle colleagues

Company nominated Solicitors


4 GCSE (to include English, Maths)

2 "A"Level’s

Must be of Graduate caliber

Part qualified AAT, ACCA, CIMA

Skill Base / Experience

As well as being able to work accurately and with a high attention to detail businesses skills will be required as follows:-

Strong communication skills, ability to work to strict deadlines, ability to think on your feet, numerical reasoning, flexibility and teamwork

A minimum of 1 years’ accounts/finance experience with a proven track record in a target achievement culture.

Please apply quoting reference 723/58rd