Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
JLD Recruitment Ltd
Location
Basildon
Posted
24 Apr 2019
Closes
05 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 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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