My client, a leader in innovation projects is looking for a confident Accounts Assistant to join their Finance team and support the growing business for a 12 month Maternity Cover. The role will report into the Financial Controller and work with the team to manages purchase and sales ledger responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to joinand work within a dynamic environment, where you'll not only manage credit control but also provide ad hoc support to the broader finance team. Responsibilities include: Processing Accounts Receivable transactions ensuring invoices and credit notes are authorised in accordance with standard procedures,performing credit control function ensuring payments are received in a timely manner andprocessing Accounts Payable transactions ensuring invoices are posted accurately in accordance with standard procedures.You will also be required to work closely with the events team and complete supplier statement reconciliations and following up on any actions required along with establishing and maintaining good relationships with key internal and external customers,liaisingdirectly as required to resolve complex invoice queries. Skills needed to be considered: - A minimum of AAT qualified, or equivalent- Proven experience of processing sales and purchase invoices- Ability to establish and maintain relationships with external parties with a customer-service approach- Strong excel skills- Experience with financial systems, processes and controls- Experience working with an ERP accounting system, including Procure 2 Pay systems This role is hybrid from the office in Milton Keynes, requiring 2 days a week on-site.