Accounts Assistant - Immediate Start

Platinum Financial Recruitment
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Assistant - Immediate Start
£15,500 - £16,500
Manchester City Centre

I am recruiting for a globally recognised travel company worth £300M based in the centre of Manchester for a 6 month fix term contract role with the potential to go permanent.

This is an exciting time to join an evolving part of the business, working for the largest travel organisation for students and young people.

This is an ideal role for someone looking to work for a travel company that can offer free onsite parking, on site canteen facilities and an outstanding working environment.

You will work in a team of 7 members and be fully supported by the senior management team.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

- Preparing payment proposal by checking outstanding claims and liaising with Group Treasury regarding payment
- Ensure prompt payment of sales tax to carriers in accordance with specific deadlines
- Manage weekly payment run from payment proposal to managers' authorisation
- Produce remittance advices / monthly basis to support payments and claims
- Reconcile statements received to ensure all invoices have been received and processed
- Liaise with suppliers on a regular basis to facilitate prompt receipt of amounts, deducting claims or withholding payment as necessary
- Preparation and in-depth management of monthly reports including aged analysis and Stop List
- Weekly reconciliation of accounts
- Support accounts team in the development of cash flow forecasting
- Documentation of new processes and procedures
- Any other ad hoc duties as required

Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Competencies:

- 2+ years accounting experience
- Excellent attention to detail
- Microsoft Office Excel experience
- Great organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads in order to adhere to strict deadlines
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to expand on their existing accounts experience and work for prestigious recognised company throughout the world.