Account Assistant

Recruiter
Strong Recruitment Group
Location
Dartford
Posted
12 Dec 2018
Closes
25 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Assistant:

Job Role: To ensure that all accounting processes are conducted on a day to day basis and, that accurate records are maintained. Also, reporting to the Head of Finance.

Key Responsibilities:

* Develop and administer a robust credit control system which adheres to company policy. liaising closely with sales teams, producing reports where required.
* Check customer’s credit and approve or deny applications based on company policy and requirements
* Negotiate payment plans with customers and set up payment terms in SAP sales ledger
* Maintain accurate records of customers, analyse the effectiveness of the company’s credit control system and implement changes to improve the cash flow and reduce bad debts
* Ensure customer pay on time and chase any overdue invoices
* Develop the credit control system in collaboration with Sales, Marketing and Finance
* Improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, and initiate legal proceedings if necessary
* Monthly cash reconciliation of bank accounts
* T&E expenses management including verification, processing and payment of employee reimbursements
* Assist Financial Controller with monthly Balance Sheet Recs, reporting/Budgets.
* Deputise when Financial Controller is out of the office.
* Assist on statutory audit and tax audits
* Ensure timely submission of VAT returns, intrastate sales and ONS

Required Skills:

* Experience of SAP essential
* Experienced in international credit control
* Experience of running purchase ledger & Sales ledger
* Experience of T&E management
* Proactive, does what is needed to get the job done.
* Good communication skills, both written and verbal
* Good Excel skills, Pivot Tables, look up tables and formula’s
* Familiarity with data entry and analysis
* The ability to listen to customers and negotiate winning solutions

There will be times when you may be required to undertake additional tasks, duties and responsibilities within your capabilities. The Company reserves the right to vary your tasks, duties and responsibilities at any time and from time to time according to the needs of the Company’s business. However, you will not be assigned to duties or required to perform services which you cannot reasonably perform or which are outside the range of your normal skills, physical abilities and experience.

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