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Accounts Officer

Employer
Team Matrix
Location
Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our passion and purpose at Matrix is to ‘Connect people to work’. The more people we
connect to work, the better it is for society and our business.

Our tech, and over 400 awesome people, make that possible by bringing together organisations that
need to recruit temporary or contingent staff and those that can find them the amazing people they
need!

We have a hybrid working pattern, with 3 days required to work from our Milton Keynes office and
2 days at home.

Our trading Finance team comprise of 2 Accounts Officers, 1 Management Accountant, a Payroll
Manager and Payroll Assistant. We work closely with various departments and have the opportunity
to get involved in many different projects and tasks to support the wider business.

THE ROLE

We are looking for an Accounts Officer to join our growing finance department, as our business
continues to grow with our current client base and also into new industries we are entering.

The Finance team support all areas within the business. We have multiple trading companies within
the group and they all require finance input and support meaning this role provides variety and
exposure to different stakeholders across the business.

It is essential that we have a high level of accuracy in our work, providing correct and timely information.
The key responsibilities for this role, include working on the Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and
cashbook postings.

Sales Ledger
• Issuing of weekly client invoices, with correct back up documentation
• Allocating of cash receipts
• Posting of invoices to the correct company sales ledger
• Chasing for overdue debt and ensuring any queries are dealt with in a timely manner

Purchase Ledger
• Posting of invoices to correct trading company
• Bank Account checks in line with company processes
• Weekly payment Runs on all trading companies
• Support suppliers with factoring arrangements

Cashbook
Ensuring all receipts are posted and allocated to the correct accounts on a daily basis
• All manual payments are posted with correct data

Ad hoc tasks as required

ABOUT YOU

This role will give exposure in all transacting accounting areas, across various companies and
platforms. You will already have basic accounting knowledge and be looking to take the next step in
your career.

You will have
• Excellent systems skills and a demonstrable working knowledge of Microsoft products
• Exposure to Sage 200 (though this will cease in mid 2024)
• Knowledge of MS Dynamics would be advantageous though not essential as full training will
be given.
• A “can do” attitude and the ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation
• Enthusiasm, a personable communication style and excellent attention to detail
• The ability to manage various tasks

PERKS AND BENEFITS

• Standard Pension - 3% Employers, 5% Employee
• 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) plus your birthday day off
• 2 Volunteer days a year (to volunteer in the local community)
• Employee Health Benefits
• Online discounts platform for major retailers
• Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (Octopus EV) and Cycle 2 Work Scheme

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