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Senior Account Assistant

Employer
Benfleet Scrap Co. Ltd
Location
Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Account Assistant

Salary £30,000 to 40,000 per annum

Hours Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

Immediate start for the right candidates.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a detail-oriented and organised individual to join our team as an Accounts Assistant. As an Accounts Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting our finance department by performing various administrative and accounting tasks.



Responsibilities:

  • Act as Credit Control, pursuing payment of unpaid invoices.
  • Sending statements to customers
  • Maintaining accurate and detailed customer records and creating new customer accounts
  • Maintain Sales Ledger inclusive of monitoring and maintaining credit limits.
  • Resolving disputes
  • Taking care of administrative tasks, such as correspondence, filing and printing
  • Assist with the sales and purchase ledger.
  • Prepare and analyse data using our inhouse systems.
  • Supporting with Management Reporting and Accounts, Monthly, Quarterly and Annually
  • Supporting with VAT return
  • Complying with financial laws and regulations alongside in-house policies
  • Assist with tax planning, budgeting and management meetings, as and when required.
  • Weekly debtors review with Management.
  • Ensure compliance with EC Sales documentation.
  • Process customer card payments.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and relevant recording, and analysis of financial information.
  • Other general accounting duties and covering accounts team annual leave / sickness as and when required.

Requirements:- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (or equivalent experience) preferable- Strong attention to detail and accuracy- Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software- Excellent organizational and time management skills- Ability to work independently and as part of a team- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal- Knowledge of basic accounting principles- Previous experience in an accounting or finance role is required.

AAT level 4 desired but not essential should you have the equivalent work history gained in previous role.

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