Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Croydon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1250752581
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Job Summary The UK Accounts Assistant role reports to the UK Controller. The role will support the UK Controller with various regular, ad-hoc accounting and administrative duties within the business. Essential Functions Amongst other duties, the main responsibilities of the job are to: Assist the UK Controller with various project and initiatives to improve processes relating to accounts payable and receivable Assess credit risk of customers and determine appropriate credit limits and setup of new customer accounts Proactively follow up of past due customer accounts and instigate legal proceedings as required Responsible for sales ledger ensuring payments received within agreed credit terms Raise and issue manual stage payment invoices and customer statements where applicable. Process and issue credit notes as advised and provide analysis supporting exception reporting Support with applications for bank guarantees and letter of credit where applicable Procurement of office stationery & supplies etc. Processing of third party and Interco supplier invoices including matching of goods received notes / purchase order to invoices Arranging payment of third party and Interco invoices and sending remittance advices Reconciliation of supplier statements and resolution of any queries or discrepancies Control of petty cash Employee expenses & credit cards Reception, receiving and redirecting inbound calls and visitors Management and distribution of incoming and outgoing post Travel arrangements & bookings for employees General administrative support and other ad-hoc duties Qualifications, Skills The ideal candidate will possess the below qualifications and experience: Minimum of 2 - 3 years in accounting Prior experience with JD Edwards (JDE) business systems Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) In addition, candidates will possess: A high standard of accuracy with excellent written and spoken communication skills A good telephone manner Excellent computer and IT skills including; Word, Excel, Adobe and experience of using spreadsheets and databases. The ability to multi-task responsibilities simultaneously and work autonomously Excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills A self-motivated attitude, be driven, flexible and able to complete assigned tasks; results driven A Team player attitude with the ability to work independently. In return you will benefit from: Paycare - Health Cash Plan Life Assurance Access to Pension Scheme Gym Subsidy Ride to Work Scheme Season Ticket Loan

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