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Accounts Assistant

Kinetic Office Recruitment
Wilford, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
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Accounts Administrator / Bookkeeper
Up to £26,000
My client is a well-established, global manufacturer operating from multi million pound premises in Lenton, Nottingham. They are a family owned business with solid values and many of their workforce stay at the company for the whole of their career.
They are seeking to recruit an Accounts Administrator / Bookkeeper join their established and successful team.
On a day-to-day basis, you will be office based with wide range of accounts and admin responsibilities. The role would be part of a 6-strong office-based administration team and it reports into the Group Director and Group Finance Director (all of whom are lovely).
The job is predominantly bookkeeping, but includes a variety of office administration as required (such as chasing customer debts, preparing schedules for wages, agreeing prices to orders etc, email and phone correspondence with both suppliers and customers, raising orders etc.) They use SAGE 50 and the bookkeeping would be to basic trial balance stage.
The ideal candidate will be able to work independently but will also work well with their immediate office colleagues and enjoy co-ordinating to assist communication with other divisions such as warehousing and logistics. As the company has a small office support team a willingness to get involved in any form of administration that assists customer and supplier liaison is beneficial.
Key Duties:
* Manual cash book recording and posting of entries to SAGE
* Raising of sales invoices (home and export) and posting to SAGE
* Manual sales and purchase day books and subsequent reconciling to SAGE entries
* Matching Goods Received Notes to Purchase Invoices
* Checking prices invoiced to the company against Purchase Orders
* Filing of Goods Received Notes
* Completing a checklist of month end printouts and filing
* Issuing monthly statements to customers
* Emailing an internal list of overdue customer accounts on a weekly basis
* Requesting customer payments by email and/or phone
* Weekly banking run for the Group / Collecting Petty Cash
* Payment runs
* Liaison with UK and foreign suppliers regarding payments and goods queries
* Reconciling SAGE purchase ledger to supplier statements
* Intrastat online submissions to HMRC (training available)
* Dealing with afternoon mail at the franking machine
* Ordering stationery as and when required
* Assisting Quality Manager with reports/ charts
* Maintaining a holiday chart for the office
* Ad-hoc reports as requested by the Finance Director
Person Specification:
* Experience in a similar role i.e. Accounts Administrator, Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant
* Qualified by experience (or AAT Bookkeeping)
* Knowledge of SAGE desirable, but not essential
* Numerate and methodical
* Good interpersonal skills with colleagues
* Reliable
* All round business and commercial skills are advantageous
Please note that due to a high volume of applications across all our adverts we are only able to respond to those who have been short-listed. If you haven't had a response within 48 hrs please assume you have been unsuccessful
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