Accounts Assistant- Witney

Location
England, Oxfordshire, Witney
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum + Study Support
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
13844080/001
Contact
Mike Younie
Sector
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

Accounts Assistant job opportunity working within a large company offering lots of progression opportunities long term, as well as study support and a leading accounts training programme.

Client Details

A large, well known organisation in Witney with sites and operations across the UK. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work alongside a mixture of studying and qualified accountants. This role offers a lot of varied responsibilities and the opportunity of progression long term.

Description

Within this role, the successful Accounts Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Daily release of stock depending on account balances and overdue positions
  • Daily chasing for payment to ensure overdue balances remain minimal
  • Posting of invoices and payment allocation
  • Monthly issuing of statements of account
  • Raising and posting of debit/credit notes for faulty items and discrepancies
  • Maintenance of debt security for franchise accounts (mainly standby letters of credit)
  • Calculation and posting of margin accruals

Licensee Accounts:

  • Quarterly invoicing
  • Month-end income accruals
  • Wholesale Accounts
  • Timely processing of invoices based on stock movements
  • Payment allocation; Credit control

General:

  • Perform various month-end reconciliations as allocated by Finance Management
  • Occasionally carry out due diligence checks on potential franchise partners
  • Building good working relationships with Merchandising, Exports and Franchise/Licensing/Wholesale Partners to ensure efficient operation of accounts and timely problem resolution
  • Liaising with auditors
  • Ad hoc duties as required to support the wider team.

Profile

To be considered for this position, candidates are required to have had exposure to a varied transactional accounts role previously and will ideally be studying towards a professional accounts qualification.

Job Offer

A starting salary of between £22,000- £25,000

Plus:

Study support

Generous holiday allowance

Good pension scheme

Private healthcare