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Accounts Assistant

Travail Employment Group
Newtown, Powys, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Assistant

Up to £19.00 per hour (Negotiable based on experience)

Permanent role in Caersws, Powys

Part time hours or full time hours available

The role:

We are delighted to be supporting a growing and reputable business in their recruitment for an Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for fulfilling the Billing, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions, as well as owning the cash reporting and bank reconciliation process. This is a great role which offers variety supplying to a UK wide client base.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant:
  • Manage client billing, ensuring accurate and timely billing with key focus in reducing debtor days by working with Operations team to coordinate invoicing submission timeframes.
  • Manage and improve customer collection efficiencies and aged debtors including the development of key metrics and reporting to Senior Management.
  • Manage the Payables function ensuring timely and accurate payment of supplier invoices. This involves processing of goods and expense invoices and supplier statement reconciliations.
  • New customer account set up, applying for, and actively managing customer credit limits.
  • Produce and maintain bank, debtor and creditor balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist with preparation of VAT Returns.
  • Prepare cashflow reports to help with cash flow planning and help manage the cash/liquidity position of the company.
  • Collaborate with Senior Management and Accountants to verify budgets and accruals.
  • Ensure any issues are effectively prioritised and resolved and that resources are optimised.
  • Reporting on Management Accounts

Candidate requirements:

The successfully appointed Accounts Assistant will have the following:
  • AAT Level 4 minimum and ideally CIMA qualified or equivalent or demonstrable experience.
  • Strong Excel skills (pivot tables).
  • The ability to use Sage 50.
  • Excellent customer service with the ability to form excellent working relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues.

Additional job titles/skills: Accounts Administrator, Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, Finance Assistant, AAT, CIMA, Management Accounts.

Friendly Note: If this job is not for you but you are looking for a new opportunity, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

To Apply

This vacancy is advertised by Travail Employment Group who are acting as an Employment Agency.

Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If we have not contacted you within 7 days you may not have been successful for this position but please feel free to give us a call to discuss similar roles.

All candidates registering with Travail Employment Group will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for this position.

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