Accounts Administrator

Hertfordshire Manufacturing Company
Hoddesdon, UK
11 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accounts Administrator to join our small Accounts / Payroll team. We manufacture and distribute quality products to over 100 countries globally and require an enthusiastic and confident person able to make a real contribution to the business.

The ideal candidate will live within a 10 mile radius of Hoddesdon, be reliable, self-driven and able to work accurately under pressure, with the ability to successfully manage their own workload and work independently. You must be able to work unrestricted in the UK and documentary evidence will be required.

Skills/Knowledge required:

- A minimum five years' experience within a book-keeping / accounting department role

- Good knowledge of book-keeping procedures

- Demonstrable experience with Excel, numeracy and reporting

- Strong Accounts package work experience (Pegasus Opera 3, Microsoft Dynamics experience would be an advantage)

- Self-management and meticulous attention to detail

- Excellent organisational and planning skills

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; articulate and precise when dealing with internal and external clients.

- Experience in implementing a new accounts system would be an advantage.

Job Description, in brief:

  • Reconcile banks daily - GBP/USD/EURO/YEN
  • Manage cash-flow daily
  • Administer and reconcile petty cash
  • Reconcile credit card transactions

  • Debtor invoicing
  • Receipt allocations
  • Produce weekly debtor management reports
  • Credit card transaction reconciliation

  • Matching of Purchase Orders and Delivery Notes with Invoices
  • Batching and coding of Purchase invoices
  • Posting Invoices to the system
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Payment of invoices - BACS/CHAPS/Faster payments/Inter A/C transfers/ Overseas payments
  • Issuing BACS remittances
  • Processing staff expenses

  • Run weekly payroll
  • Administer pensions
  • Basic HR duties

Month End:
  • Closure of month end accounts, including completion of templates for accountant
  • Preparation of trial balance, profit and loss and balance sheet
  • Reconciliation of VAT and submission to HMRC - Knowledge of MTD (Making Tax Digital) would be an advantage

Year End:
  • Preparation of year end files required by accountant
  • Processing adjustments, journals, reconciliations and other Year End transactions
  • Completion and submission of tax returns to HMRC

  • First point of contact for accounts queries
  • Checking accounts email account daily and clearing
  • Answer office calls and emails
  • Ordering of office supplies
  • Filing / photocopying / mailing documents
  • Provide cover for other team members during absence
  • Providing administration support
  • Liaise with other departments as required

Desired qualifications:

- 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C / 9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths and English

- A book-keeping qualification or relevant Degree is desirable but not essential

Closing date for applications: 13th September 2019

Job Type: Full-time (Minimum 25 hours per week). Hours flexible and able to suit, but must be able to work Monday to Friday.

Salary: £25,000.00 to £30,000.00 / year depending on experience (based on 40 hour week)

  • Accounts or Book Keeping: 5 years

  • 5 GCSE at grades A* - C / 9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths and English

  • Live within a 10 mile radius of Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire (Preferred)

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