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Accounts Assistant

SCION Instruments
Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Summary:

Scion Instrumentsare looking for an enthusiastic and target driven new member of the Finance team with strong interpersonal and communication skills to join its hard-working team. You will support primarily the accounts receivable tasks but also be able to cover account payable.

Essential Functions:

• Carry out customer accounts reconciliations to statements monthly.

• Processing cash receipts on a regular basis.

• Assist with bank reconciliations

• Resolve queries with in a timely and professional manner by liaising with customer service.

• Assist with month end processes including reconciliations to the nominal ledger.

• Maintain and review AR aging regularly.

• Assisting with audit related queries in AR.

• Responsible for the processing of supplier invoices in a timely manner.

• Resolve queries with in a timely and professional manner by liaising with customer service, operations and procurement staff.

• Responsible for maintaining and updating the customer and supplier database.

• Adhoc duties where required to support the finance team.

Person Specification

- Minimum 2 years’ experience in a previous accounts/accounts receivable/accounts payable role

- Working towards an accounting qualification such as AAT/ACCA/CIMA/ICAS etc would be desirable, but not essential

- High level of accuracy and attention to detail including the handling of confidential data

- Strong organisational, planning and management skills

- Exposure to the accounting elements, like customers, invoicing and reconciliations

- Excellent communication skills both oral and written

- Good IT skills especially in Microsoft products with a knowledge of ERP systems

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