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Account Assistant

Fortune Brands Innovations
Rainham, Gillingham, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 26, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you ready to embark on a dynamic career journey? Do you have a passion for numbers and a knack for organisation? Are you seeking an opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, look no further! We are excited to announce an opening for an Account Assistant to join our bustling team in Rainham.

As an Accounts Assistant, you will process supplier invoices with a focus on accuracy and adherence to company approval policies. You will meticulously match invoices with purchase orders and delivery notes while resolving any discrepancies with suppliers and internal departments. It's your responsibility to maintain Supplier Master Data and oversee payment runs and supplier statement reconciliations. You will keep precise records of all accounts payable transactions and lend a hand with month-end closing tasks related to the purchase ledger. On the other side, in Accounts Receivable, you will ensure the timely distribution of sales invoices and issue credit notes when needed. You will allocate payments from customers, process refunds, and manage Customer Master Data, monitoring ageing balances and following up on overdue payments to minimise cashflow impact. You're the point of contact for customer queries, both internally and externally, maintaining accurate records and assisting with month-end closing activities. You will also handle employee expenses reconciliation and corporate credit card usage, manage petty cash, and prepare journal entries, ensuring compliance with policies and supporting audits.

Hours of Work: Full Time, Permanent

Account Assistant Requirements:

Previous experience in a similar role.
Proficiency in accounting software.
Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and other office software. Knowledge of Pivot Tables and Lookups is beneficial.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices.
Account Assistant Benefits:

33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
Employee Assistance Programme
Annual Incentive Plan Bonus Structure
Life Assurance
Health & Wellbeing Programme, including health cash plan and employee assistance
Pension Plan
High St Reward Scheme
Refer a Friend Programme
Free Parking
Frequent Technology User Free Eye Care
Flexible working model
High 5 Employee Recognition Programme
Meet the Organisation: Who We Are and What We Do

Fortune Brands Innovations are a US-based company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, that owns and develops a dynamic portfolio of brands for homes worldwide. Our specialist kitchen and bathroom division, Fortune Brands Water Innovations, is made up of leading luxury British brands, Shaws, Perrin & Rowe and Victoria + Albert, plus Riobel from Canada. We market these together under the House of Rohl name.

In addition, Aqualisa completes our portfolio with its market-leading digital showering technology.

Our brands are united by a belief in design, innovation and craftmanship, leading to beautiful and high-quality products.

With manufacturing sites throughout the UK, and a House of Rohl showroom at the Design Centre in London, we currently employ over 600 people, dedicated to delivering excellent products and service throughout our supply chain. A new multi-million-pound state-of-the-art facility at the i54 Business Park in Wolverhampton will be completed later this year, generating exciting new opportunities across the business as we continue to grow.

Ready to kickstart your career as an Account Assistant? Don't hesitate - apply now

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