Accounts Assistant

JLD Recruitment Ltd
04 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Assistant

Location: Basildon, Essex

Salary: £18,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

Candidates must hold a full UK licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Main Duties:

* Processing received revenue accurately and efficiently to insurance ledgers and making timely payments in insurers.

* Processing of client payments received in electronic wire transfers, cash, cheques, and credit card transactions

* Reconciling payments, receipts and journal entries, highlighting and investigating discrepancies

* Complete insurer payments by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling statements.

* Credit control, statement production, contacting clients via email to chase outstanding premiums

* Using the online banking system

* Communicating frequently with account handlers and staff members

* General office duties/ filing

* Reporting to line manager regularly

* Completing all processes within the current company standards


* 5 A*-C GCSEs including Maths and English or equivalent. AAT qualified preferred but not essential.

* Previous experience within either an Accounts receivable or Accounts payable role.

* Experience of working with Insurance preferred but not essential

* Candidates are offered the chance to take their AAT’s & support given to those already doing so.

Person Specification:

* A highly numerate and accurate individual is essential with excellent

skills in data entry

* Be able to effectively work within a team using their own initiative and engage well with other members of the team.

* Demonstrate a confidence and ability to communicate efficiently with external customers and colleagues at all levels within the organisation

* To be flexible and adaptable to change

* Maintaining an organised and methodical mind-set

* Ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic

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