Accounts Assistant (Fixed Term Contract - 6 months)

Capital Hair and Beauty
Brighton, UK
22 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

HEAD OFFICE, Hollingbury


Circa £20,000 (depending on experience)

We're seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our friendly team at our Head Office, which is based just on the outskirts of Brighton, with bus stops and free parking nearby.

Serving the hair and beauty trade since 1954, we are a family business with a highly successful reputation based on the expertise of our staff and the industry leading service we provide to customers supplying brands such as Tigi, L'Oreal, Wella and OPI .

Job Description:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you'll be working within our finance team with both sales and purchase tasks such as reconciliation, cash matching and resolving queries. Other duties include:
  • Print out daily bank statements and check for discrepancies or unusual transaction resolving any problems with the store
  • Reconcile bank statements and card transactions
  • Review and monitor aged debt report and request action from branches and reps
  • Match invoices against goods received and forward any price queries to the relevant department
  • Carry our supplier reconciliations on a monthly basis and provide a statement to suppliers
  • Maintain filing of electronic statements
  • Review outstanding invoices on a regular basis and carry out work to resolve queries

This list isn't exhaustive and we expect you to be a team player who will get involved in other elements of the business if required.

Experience of working in an accounts environment is absolutely essential to this role as we need someone who can quickly adapt to the role, ideally you should be able to demonstrate 1-2 years of solid experience in an accounts environment.

To be successful in the role you will have:
  • Experience in reconciliations
  • Strong excel and numeracy skills
  • Good communication skills

We thank you for your interest in working for Capital Hair & Beauty and for taking the time to apply today.

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