Accounts Assistant

Posted 12 months ago by Oasis Personnel
Location Milton Keynes Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £20k - 23k per year Sector Accountancy

Accounts Assistant Vacancy – Permanent - based in Milton Keynes

Purpose of Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Assistant or someone who has worked in similar position to join a small but growing finance team in Milton Keynes. With strong organisational skills and the determination and drive to succeed in a demanding environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the maintenance of the Purchase Ledger for upwards of 7 sites
  • Online scanning & coding of circa., 400 invoices weekly into the system
  • Daily downloads of invoices / credit notes from manufacturer systems
  • Matching invoices to electronic Goods Received Notes for payment approval
  • Dealing with supplier queries and liaising with internal departments to resolve issues
  • Assist with Monthly Supplier statement reconciliations for all accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly BACS payment runs
  • Assist with the PL Month End Processes – ensuring all payments have been allocated, all documentation processed, accounts reconciled, and the PL agrees to the general ledger
  • Assist with the collation, posting and allocation of Cashbook’s and daily site banking receipts
  • Produce and publish regular Sales ledger debtors reports to internal departments
  • Produce and distribute Sales Ledger statements to customers
  • Perform Credit checks and setup of New Sales ledger customers
  • Credit control function for Sales ledger customers, pursuing debts that fall outside of the companies agreed terms.
  • Reconciliation of key debtor and creditor balance sheet accounts
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required

Key Skills:

  • Good Understanding of Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger functions
  • Experience with working with a significant volume of Purchase and Sales invoices, suppliers, customers and internal departments
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Used to working to tight deadlines
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Team Player
  • Excel skills

 Hours of work:

37.5 hours a week (Monday – Friday  flexibility on Start and finish time is available)

If you are interested, please get in touch ASAP or if this is not the exact role you are searching for please do not hesitate to contact me directly to discuss other opportunities.

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