Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Veritas Partnership Ltd
Location
High Wycombe
Salary
21000.0000
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Education/Qualifications

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