Accounts Assistant

New
  • Location
    Uxbridge, Greater London
  • Salary
    £25,000.00/Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Accountancy
  • External Reference
    JN-092022-277362
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant


Salary - £25,000 per annum


Based - Uxbridge, Middx, UB11


Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm


Immediate start


Hybrid office / work from home after training completion


Experience using Sage 50 & Excel essential




Role:


To perform routine accounting work in the accounts assistant function. Maintain daily accounting records with accuracy and transparency.




Duties:



  • Update SAGE accounting system.



  • Sales Ledger - ensure invoices are raised / posted accurately and in a timely manner. Perform transaction processing related to accounts receivable payments, revenue collection and bank deposits.



  • Purchase Ledger - obtain authorisation from appropriate person for all purchase invoices and ensure accounts payables invoices are accurate, properly coded, posted and processed for payment accurately.



  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of all accounts receivable and accounts payable database and files, including periodic and annual reconciliation of control and nominal accounts.



  • Where any discrepancies or issues arise with sales or purchase invoices, raise this with the Finance supervisor in order that a timely resolution can be identified.



  • Nominal Ledger - process payment runs to suppliers based on invoices approved for payment by the Finance supervisor.



  • Carry out reconciliations of customer and supplier accounts on a periodic basis.



  • Credit Control - ensure customers pay within their agreed payment terms, resolve any customer issues or queries and chasing payment if necessary, as per the company's debt collection procedure.



  • Make recommendations for continual process improvements and ensure that procedures are documented.



  • Ensure accurate processing to accounts in compliance with appropriate policies and procedures.



  • Carry out month-end and year-end tasks assigned on a timely manner.



  • Carry out projects and tasks assigned on a timely manner.




Qualifications:



Education: A Level or Equivalent



Experience: Busy office environment with proven track record of attention to detail and meeting tight deadlines



Skills: Team player, excellent communicator, methodical and diligent


Must be able to use Excel.





  • Highly motivated and organized worker

  • Excellent communicator, prompt and courteous telephone manner

  • The ability to work calmly under pressure



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