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Accounts Assistant

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  • Ref: JM1910

JOB PURPOSE

  • Ensures that all company policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Consistently exceeds customer expectations

Accounts Assistant responsibilities include...

ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes the accounting information in line with the company and standards and processes
  • Ensures all customer complaints are dealt with both speedily and effectively, referring any problems to their departmental manager
  • Delivers consistently high standards of accuracy and quality in completion of information
  • Provides assistance to all areas of accounting functions as required
  • Communicates and develops strong personal relationships with customers
  • Communicates clearly, regularly and promptly with colleagues across all business area
  • Identifies training and development needs for self as part of the performance management process
  • Ensures all areas of Health & Safety operate effectively and within the requirements of the law
  • Builds good relationships with manufacturers, professional bodies, suppliers and statutory representatives

SALES LEDGER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Prepares cash banking for all company cash transactions, ensuring all monies have been posted to the appropriate accounts.

CREDIT CONTROL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Monitors all outstanding accounts to ensure payments are made swiftly and in line with customer terms of credit
  • Follows up non payment either directly or through departmental manager and if necessary to initiate actions in line with company policy to obtain payment
  • Produces monthly debt age analysis for inclusion in company reports
  • Reconciliation of invoices paid and dispatch monthly customer statements

PURCHASE LEDGER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Receives, enters and registers details of all purchases in respect of goods and services, ensuring invoices and credits are posted to the correct account
  • Completes a monthly reconciliation of the purchase ledger resolving any queries in a timely manner
  • Ensures payment is made within the suppliers credit terms, issue cheque payment and obtain authorisation
  • Completes and maintains the administration of petty cash and related documentation

OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Monitors vehicle debts and takes appropriate action, liaises with relevant departmental manager
  • Ensure all capital outlay is authorised by their line manager or a director

BENEFITS

  • 22 Days holiday plus Bank holidays.
  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • Monday - Friday 37.5hr working week
  • Certain benefits are applicable after qualifying period

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