Accounts Assistant

Redwood Search
Vale Park, UK
03 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
The Purpose of This Job The key purpose of this role is to assist with the smooth operation of the sales ledger accounts department ensuring that customer invoices are paid on time and the company's nominal ledger is accurate and up-to-date. Professional and timely communications with customers plays a vital role in this position to enable us to maintain our excellent reputation. Customer payments should be kept up-to-date each month as well as customer credits owed to the customer. Key Accountabilities: Process accounts receivable & cash receipts Printing & posting customer invoices. Maintaining the filing of customer invoices/delivery notes. Checking customer invoices with no delivery notes. These invoices then need to be raised. Sending customer invoices electronically via EDI. Opening Trade credit accounts in line with the company policy. Ensuring the timely collection of customer account payments and chasing overdue debtors who have exceeded our payment terms. Entering customer invoice discrepancies on to the company CRM system to be followed up and actioned. Assisting the Finance Manager. Following credit control debtor letter process & sending statements Maintaining the accounts email inbox Running and analysing detailed reports to identify missing invoices. Ensure all accounting policies, systems and procedures are adhered to. Assisting with the daily operations of the accounting department. Processing cash sale refunds through Global Iris, Pay Pal, Amazon, and cheque. Respond to internal and external customer queries promptly and via appropriate method. Assisting the Finance Manager in the development and maintenance of Accounting Operational Guides and associated procedures. Identifying possible system improvements and putting forward to the Finance Manager to initiate corrective actions. Purchase Ledger cover will be required, but full training on each role will be given. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases Ability to deal with large amounts of data Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations High attention to detail and accuracy Good communication skills Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills Problem solving skills For further information please contact Edward Jukes at Redwood search recruitment agency Worcester. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Redwood Search. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser privacy-policy/ Recommend your family and friends to us and on their successful placement, we will give you up to £250 worth of vouchers of your choice. (T&C's apply). Please visit our Redwood Search website to find more roles