Accounts Administrator

Recruiter
40 Plus Recruitment Ltd
Location
Kidlington
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client requires an Accounts Administrator which is a standalone position based within a busy sales & operations office. This person will take responsibility for our debtor's list and will be carrying out daily, weekly and monthly purchase ledger tasks to a deadline. It is a varied role, with multiple tasks across the accounts function. A bookkeeping/accountancy qualification would be ideal however candidates that are qualified by experience will also be considered.

This is a busy role within a process driven accounts department, so you will be matching, coding & processing purchase ledger invoices in keeping with procedure.

The company use Access Dimensions accounting software, and experience of this would be helpful.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5:30 pm.

Alongside the salary with this position the company also offers a company bonus paid monthly based on sales achieved which can equate to around 5 % of the annual salary, discretionary Christmas bonus and Stakeholder pension.

Main Responsibilities

  • Post customer receipts received via bank transfer, cheque & credit card
  • Allocating accounts, pro-actively investigate differences
  • Banking cheques
  • Dealing with customer account queries
  • Correspond with customers regarding overdue accounts
  • Update our accounts software with confirmed payment dates, releasing held accounts
  • Liaising with the Order Fulfilment & Sales Teams regarding held orders
  • Chase debtors, via email & telephone
  • Handling invoice queries & investigating with the Order Fulfilment Team
  • Weekly reporting
  • Matching goods received notes with supplier invoices
  • Pro-actively investigating differences regarding quantities & prices
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Reconcile supplier statements & managing queries
  • Producing weekly & monthly supplier payment runs
  • Purchase ledger administration duties
  • Process company credit card statements
  • Open post & distribute daily
  • Produce & send monthly customer statements and deal with queries
  • Petty cash management & reporting

Key Requirements

  • Experience - worked in an SME environment within a similar role
  • Previous use of Access Dimension accounts software would be advantageous
  • Technical - QBE or a qualification in bookkeeping or accounting
  • Professional demeanour and attitude, outgoing and friendly
  • Organised, focussed, confident, honest
  • Excellent telephone manner - be comfortable using the telephone as a proactive tool
  • Good computer skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills - to maintain sound relationships with customers, sales partners and colleagues