Credit Controller / Accounts Assistant A successful Japanese goods company are looking for an accounts assistant to support the accounts team. This role would suit someone who has a minimum of 1 years' experience in a similar role, has got accurate keyboard skills and the ability to learn a new software quickly, as you will be working on a variety of IT packages. Experience of Sage is desirable but not essential. No formal qualification is required, training will be given to the successful candidate. The role will primarily involve assisting the accounts controller with the following: Credit Control : The role currently will be focusing mostly on credit control, experience in this area is desirable. Reconciling accounts, sending out statements, contacting customers with overdue accounts, 'chasing' for payments, preparation of a monthly list of customers with overdue payments Sales ledger - Entering customer payments on to the system, allocating to customer accounts and individual invoices, posting discounts and following up on customer queries. Purchase Ledger - receiving invoices, posting them into the purchase ledger, obtaining approval for payment, posting of subsequent payments. Cash book - posting payments, assistance in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations, preparation of cash balance summary reports. Training will be provided so extensive experience is not essential Maintaining the in-house database on the Sage system The Ideal Candidate: Must have MS Office experience Credit control experience You will need accurate keyboard skills and the ability to learn new software quickly, as you will be working on a variety of IT packages. Training will be given to the successful candidate Person Specification: must be a team player, who is able to prioritise your workload, has excellent communication skills both written and verbal If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 2 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.