Accounts Assistant, Letchworth

Posted 2 weeks ago

Ref: FR101671

Salary: £28,000 – £32,000

Our client is looking to recruit a Financial Accounts Assistant to work within a small team at their Letchworth site.  Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, having the responsibility of weekly and monthly reporting tasks expected of an assistant management accountant striving for that next step.

This role will provide exposure to the internal senior management team, customers and various other stakeholders within the company and comes with all the benefits working as part of a larger group.

Responsibilities: –

  • Daily sales reporting to senior management and the bank for invoice discounting
  • Process Credit Applications using Creditsafe / Atradius and set up new accounts
  • Assist with credit control & customer queries
  • Making supplier payments
  • Assisting with purchase invoice posting & supplier queries
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Reconciling & paying staff expenses
  • Reconciling & posting staff credit cards
  • Reconciling deferred import VAT statements
  • Assisting with month end management account production
    • Intercompany reconciliations
    • Debtors’ reconciliation for invoice discounting
    • Accruals & prepayments
    • Assisting with final margin report reconciliation to TB
    • Assist with final balance sheet reconciliation to TB
  • Assisting with quarterly VAT returns
  • Assisting with Biannual bank audit
  • Assisting with annual external audit

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Sage 50 (essential)
  • Sage 200 (desired)
  • Microsoft Office application (essential)
  • AAT qualified (essential)
  • Proven history of working in a similar role (essential)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Comfortable working individually and as part of a team
  • Hardworking and flexible, with a strong commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Ability to communicate at all levels

Holidays:         20 days holiday rising to 25 per annum with length of service

Auto-enrolment pension scheme

Paid sick pay (after qualifying period)

Monthly team social

Onsite parking

It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, if you have not heard from us within 7 days, please take it that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
This vacancy is being advertised by Fresh Recruit Ltd who are acting as an employment agency business

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