Accounts Assistant

Essential Personnel
Stockport, UK
07 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced accounts assistant looking for a new role?

This is rare opportunity to join a lovely Stockport business established in 1966, a team of 20 employees, who are all are highly valued and respected as a person rather than a number. People love working here and want to stay - the previous new person joined 10 years ago!

About you

Be comfortable working in a small business environment and part of a team and confident in your own abilities.

Self-motivated, reliable, organised, methodical with good administration skills and attention to detail. A professional telephone manner and a cheerful, helpful personality, good computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office Excel and Word.

About the role

This is a hands-on role managing the day to day running of the accounts function and reporting directly to the General Manager - key responsibilities will be:

Day to day office support

Balancing control accounts/account reconciliations/investigating variances.

Processing month-end procedures and reports.

Processing VAT returns.

Posting sales and purchase invoices, expense claims and credit notes.

Issuing invoices.

Handling the month-end billing process.

Monitoring the debtors and creditors list, chasing unpaid accounts, managing supplier payments, reporting on dues and overdues etc.

Payment cheque preparation and banking of customer cheques.

Maintaining an orderly accounting filing system.

Taking credit card payments.

Responding to supplier and client queries.

General administrative and office support.

The details

Hours of Work: 9.00am - 4.45pm (5 days per week)

Holidays: 28 Days (inc bank hols)

Salary: £21,000 pa

Salary: £21,000

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