Part Time Accounts Assistants

Posted 3 months ago by Meridian Business Support
Location Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Job Type
Salary Up to £9.50 per hour Sector Accountancy

Our Client in Team Valley are currently recruiting a Part Time Accounts Assistant (20-25 Hours) on a potential Temp-Perm Assignment.

If you have experience in an Accounting role and VT Plus Transact and Job Logic/Web Logic (or any similar accounting systems, please see the details below and send your CV to apply

Sales Ledger

  • VT Ledgers - making sure all clients ledgers are up to date with correct information such as address, contact details, payment terms, etc; all sales transactions are up to date in correct ledgers and reconciled.
  • Excel Spreadsheets - all sales invoices are correctly entered with all the relevant information; all notes regarding sales invoices and payments correspondence are entered.
  • Job Logic Transactions/Link with VT - exporting the sales file from Job Logic and importing into VT
  • Statements - emailing statements to clients at least one week prior to overdue invoices
  • Credit Control - Chasing outstanding payments; emailing statements of accounts to clients, making notes on the sales spreadsheet and VT
  • Accounts server under Sales Ledger - Client Correspondence, Sending letters and emails regarding overdue invoices
  • Notifying relevant managers for any invoice discrepancies such as overdue invoices.
  • Factoring Reports - entering the daily and monthly factoring reports

Purchase Ledger

  • Purchase orders and job expenses - matching POs with delivery notes and invoices; issue and update managers POs; entering expenses such as accommodation costs, fuel receipts, postage, parking charges to the jobs in job logic.
  • Delivery notes - marking deliveries on Purchase Orders as delivered and issue to jobs on Job Logic.
  • Purchase Invoices - entering purchase invoices on Job Logic/ VT; checking invoices against POs and that they match- quantities and cost correct; Exporting the purchasing file from Job Logic and importing into VT.
  • VT Ledgers - making sure all supplier ledgers are up to date with correct information such as address, bank details, contact details, payment terms, etc; all purchase transactions are up to date in correct ledgers and reconciled; entering journals such as CIS Journals for CIS deductions.
  • Supplier Payments and correspondence - making payments to suppliers when authorised to do so, checking supplier statements; requesting copy of invoices if not on VT.
  • Notifying relevant managers for any invoice discrepancies
  • Petty Cash receipts - entering the petty cash receipts on VT


  • Provide weekly and monthly financial reports to management


  • Job Logic/ Web Logic
  • VT Plus Transact
  • Accounting
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, Word and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task

Pay £9.50-£10ph

Long term with an chance of a permanent role for the right person.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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