Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Coventry, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant

Excellent Opportunity Available

Accounts Assistant - Permanent



Our client based in Coventry has an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Senior Accounts Assistant the role offers an exciting opportunity for a hand's on and diligent individual to play a key role in the transactional control of the company's activity and in the month end close and reconciliation processes.

The role offers a broad scope to the incumbent with the opportunity to leverage off their existing experience and make a difference.


  • Responsible for reconciliation of the Worldpay account, and other Merchant accounts as introduced, on a regular basis and following up on any issues to completion.

  • Downloading reports and preparing schedules to strict deadlines as part of the month end process.

  • You will be responsible for the validation & reconciliation of commission payments to strict SLAs.

  • Facilitate and take ownership of new processes and controls as bespoke and customised products come on stream, ensuring full financial control and reconciliation.

  • Inputting of invoices & follow up on discrepancies, missing data, and bank details; liaising with the Claims Team on issues and ensuring inputting is kept up to date.

  • Run & perform the claims payment process, ensuring payments are made on time & to SLAs, to correct repairers, and all bookings are made and reconciled in SAGE.

  • Be responsible for various bank account reconciliations, ensuring unreconciled items are investigated and cleared in a timely manner.

  • Provide pro-active support for invoice processing, remittances & statements, prorata payments and policy cancellations; providing full cover to other members of the Accounts Team in periods of absence / leave.

  • Make ad hoc payments through banking system as required and ensure postings are made in SAGE for transactions; ensuring bookings are correct & to correct nominals and accounts & with correct Vat treatment.

  • You will actively communicate with other departments to schedule work, resolve issues and ensure a positive outcome for the business as a whole. This will involve investigating queries, reporting and correcting problems and improving existing processes as necessary.

  • BACS rejection reporting, monitoring and follow up with policy holders on issues and missing collections.


  • Pension 5% employer 4% employer minimum

  • DIS x 4 salary

  • PHI after 1 year

  • Healthcare after 1 year

  • Holiday 22 days plus Bank Holidays (30) - 2 extra days at Christmas

If the above roles is of interest then please apply or contact the Adecco Branch on 0121 354 2749

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