Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
KCR Solutions
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1269360171
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
KCR Solutions are currently looking to recruit a Accounts Assistant for an excellent client in Newcastle.

Salary - £18,000 to £22,000

Responsibilities

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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