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Accounts Assistant

Adele Carr Recruitment
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Company Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to join a SME business that has grown in strength over the last few years and now has a large presence within the UK

Main duties

You will be reporting to the financial controller, main duties will involve:

Key Responsibilities:

The purpose of the role is to complete credit control duties, manage and forecast cashflow and support the Finance Director.

Main duties:

* Raise & issue Sales Invoices on a daily basis

* Update customer details on SOP system (currently Sage Accounts Line 50)

* Liaise with operations & sales depts. As required for any customer queries

* Escalate any overdue accounts

* Telephone &/or email Customers to chase payment

* Printing letters to customers

* Raise & issue proforma invoices.

* Raise internal recharge invoices on a monthly basis

* Issue customer statements

* Ensure Cash Collection Targets are Met

* Maintain 13-week forecasted cashflow

* Complete monthly P32 calculations and submissions

* Deal with Credit Card payments from customers

* Ensure quarterly VAT returns and payments are issued on time

* Update & reconcile bank on a daily basis

* Update & reconcile credit card accounts on a monthly basis

* Oversee supplier statement reconciliations and provide any necessary reports * Liaise with operations & sales depts. As required for any queries

* Assist FD with any administration as required

The Successful Applicant:
  • Microsoft office
  • Spreadsheets
  • Financial system entry (Sage)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication.
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Excel.
  • The ability to work in a team and individually
  • Sound decision-making and absolute confidentiality
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.


23k, Hours -9 to 5.30 Monday to Friday. Cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme. Potentially study support option.
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