Accounts Assistant

KCR Solutions
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
19 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
KCR Solutions are currently looking to recruit a Accounts Assistant for an excellent client in Newcastle.

Salary - £18,000 to £22,000


Purchase ledger
  • Processing of all purchase invoices and credit notes
  • Processing of all service charge invoices and credit notes
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Reconciling supplier accounts as necessary
  • Managing payment runs (BACS, cheques and ad-hoc) and ensuring suppliers are paid
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details within the purchase ledger

Sales ledger
  • Producing ad-hoc sales invoices when necessary
  • Ensuring debt owing on the ad-hoc invoices is recovered and monitoring recovery of it

Rent ledger
  • Understanding new leases and any incentives or specific structures to these
  • Updating systems with tenant changes, new tenants, exiting tenants
  • Running the rent invoices and applicable service charge invoices each quarter (and month as applicable) for all commercial tenants
  • Advising and updating the third party managing agents on rent runs as appropriate
  • Accurately reflecting the rent run of the third party managing agents and keeping in close communication with then to facilitate any changes
  • Dealing with tenant queries
  • Chasing up late debts and bringing any issues immediately to the attention of the Financial Controller and Commercial Director
  • Taking the lead with and using support from commercial department when a tenant goes into liquidation
  • Attending regular debtor meetings with commercial department and agree actions going forward

Financial statements - service charges
  • Inputting and helping in the audit of the service charge accounts and reconciling these to our underlying accounting records
  • Monitoring outsourced service charge accounts with agents ensuring our underlying records reflect the quarterly reports and that the quarterly reports are correct

Commercial department
  • Liaison with and provision of support to the Commercial department with regard to all financial matters including: debt management and service charge accounts

Skills Required
  • Prioritising tasks efficiently
  • Computer literate (particularly MS Excel)
  • Possessing good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ideal candidate will offer flexibility, have a positive outlook and be a driven individual
  • Driving license would be advantageous

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