Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

**Accounts Assistant**

Accounts Assistant - Circa £22,000 per annum + Benefits

Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for market Leading Business based in Birmingham who are looking to appoint a new Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis

This is a 3-way Transactional Support role assisting with Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and Credit Control.

Main purpose of the Accounts Assistant role:

  • To assist in maintaining sales and purchase ledgers across the business.
  • To assist in the processing of bank transactions across the business.
  • To assisting with Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and Credit Control.

Main responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant:

  • Processing both sales and purchase invoices onto our accounting system (Sage)
  • Archiving of invoices to maintain proper accounting records
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding invoice queries
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations and ensuring suppliers are paid within the company's payment terms
  • Ensure authorisation procedures for purchase invoices are followed
  • Process purchase order requests from throughout the business
  • Place purchase orders for office equipment, stationery and refreshments
  • Distributing post received into the finance department to the appropriate individuals
  • Processing payments and receipts into company bank accounts

Multi-skilling:

Staff are required to familiarise themselves with the other divisions within the business, and offer support to those departments when requested to suit the demands of the business.

Knowledge, skills & experience preferred:

  • Studying ACCA or CIMA
  • Previous accountancy experience
  • Previous audit experience
  • Experienced with Sage Line 50 Accounts
  • Experience of preparing management accounts
  • Experience of working within a property management / real estate business
  • Desire to take on a challenging role
  • Ability and willingness to think on your feet, gutsy and can-do attitude
  • Dedicated and hard-working
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work and to manage your time accordingly

If you are looking for a truly varied role with a rapidly expanding business do not hesitate in applying!