Accounts Assistant

Marston Green, UK
18 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Accountancy have partnered with a large organisation in near Marston Green. This is an on going temporary assignment and does hold the possibility of going permanent for the candidate.

This is an immediate requirement from the client and we are aiming to have completed interview by the 25/10/19.

The Transaction Processing Clerk is the main Clerical role within the Transaction Processing Team of the FOC. The Head of Transaction Processing is responsible for managing service delivery across Invoice to Pay and Order to Cash which includes Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing and Credit Control.

The Finance Transformation program has highlighted the inadequate load balancing of work within the Transaction Processing Structure. There are 4 Core Competencies that exist within these Teams and the FOC needs to derive synergies from them to work more collaboratively and effectively.

The 4 Core Competencies identified within Transaction Processing:

Contact: Relationship management with either Customers or Suppliers

Invoice Processing: The matching of an Invoice

Cash: The making of a Supplier Payment or processing of a Customer Receipt

Specialist: Project Management, Reporting or Query Resolution skills

Each member of the Transaction Processing Team will have one or potentially more of these Core Competencies depending upon background and experience.

Clerical duties are defined as the processing of any Invoice, Query, Email, Phone Call, Supplier request or Customer request related to a Supplier or Customer Invoice and Cash or Bank transactions.

Clerical duties are assigned to Transaction Processing Clerks based on their Core Competencies. The Transaction Processing Clerk identifies their Core Competency to their Transaction Processing Team Leader.

A key requirement of the Role is a willingness to build an End to End Process knowledge across Transaction Processing and to assist with the delivery of their Core Competency in any part of the Transaction Processing Team Structure.

Duties to include depending upon Business need and dependent upon employee Core Competency:

Credit Control

Customer Dispute & Query Resolution

All Cash & Bank Transactions

Supplier Invoice Processing

Supplier Payments

Investigation & Resolution of all Supplier Queries

Answering Help desk Queries

Investigating Rebates, Intercompany, Intra Company, Gross Debit Transactions as directed

Assist with all Finance transformation and ad hoc Project requests

Customer Invoice Processing - Billing

Cash Allocations

Payment Processing

Account Reconciliations

Investigation & Resolution of all Suspense Account Balances

Production of all KPI's and Dashboard Metrics

Contribute to creating and maintaining an End to End Process knowledge capability across Transaction Processing

Key skills:

Team player

Strong interpersonal skills

Communication skills

Presentation skills to Clerical standard

Experience of ERP systems

Knowledge of a Transaction Processing process

Microsoft skills - Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Positive Attitude and Customer Service focus

Appreciation of Shared Services

Core working hours:

8.30- 17.00 Monday- Thrusday & 08.30- 15.00 Fridays

Please apply online or email

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