Assistant Accountant Job Vacancy – OPEN

Opportunity for an experienced assistant accountant to join a fast-paced business in their finance department. Reporting to the accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for purchase ledger and sales ledger operations. Interested candidates must be confident, self-motivated and professional in approach with an eye for detail

Salary up to £25,000 depending on experience

Responsibilities:

  • Purchase ledger;
    • Coding and inputting of invoices and credits and obtaining appropriate authorisation,
    • Supplier statement reconciliations,
    • Generation of supplier payment runs and sending of remittances,
    • Multi-currency payment entry onto bank and allocation to supplier accounts,
    • General upkeep of purchase ledger and resolution of any queries.
  • Sales ledger;
    • Credit control / debt collection – proactive approach to debtors with monitoring and chasing of aged debt over the telephone,
    • Bank receipt allocation, banking of incoming cheques and cash allocation,
    • Assisting with customer queries and passing to relevant department as and where necessary,
    • Maintain and update customer information,
    • Credit limit review,
    • Monthly statement distribution,
    • Generating any customer credit notes.
  • Other;
    • Entry of Ford invoices onto a bespoke Central Billing system and reconciliation of the account to ensure all invoices are entered on to the system. Reconciliation and allocation of monthly Ford receipts onto ledger
    • Preparation of compound invoicing for Key Accounts
    • Bank reconciliations across multiple currencies
    • Ownership of Petty Cash and till float, including banking
    • Reconciling company credit card statements and PayPal account
    • Assisting with month end procedures including preparation of accounts

Person Specification:

  • Passion for accounts with a keen eye for attention to detail
  • Must have a logical mind / working process
  • AAT qualified, or qualified by experience
  • Must be “questioning”
  • Be a strong, cooperative and outgoing person
  • Must be self-motivated and organised to be able to complete the job tasks and manage them simultaneously
  • Polite and confident telephone manner, ideally experienced, in chasing aged debt

If you think that this may be something that you are interested in then please send your CV and covering letter to victoria@nlg.co.uk.

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