Accounts Assistant, Jobs, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, 703

01733 802 300

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Accounts Assistant - Peterborough

£17,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE - Commercial - Accounts and Finance
Ref: 703 Date Posted: Monday 04 Dec 2017
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Accounts Assistant

The Company:

Based in Peterborough, our client is looking for an accurate, attentive, tenacious and highly motivated Accounts Assistant on permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving, successful Practice who are a fast growing, well-known brand in their market sector.

The Role:

  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledger journals.
  • Preparing statutory accounts.
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, accounts and records are correct.
  • Sorting out income and outgoing daily post and answering any queries.
  • Managing petty cash transactions.
  • Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.

Your Profile:

  • Sound technical accounting / bookkeeping knowledge and ability to carry out accurate reconciliations essential. 
  • Experienced in posting journals. 
  • Maintain the fixed asset register for month end reporting.
  • Ownership of Accounts Receivable process including Intercompany accounts.
  • To work proactively with order management, ensuring credit policies are adhered to and overdue debt is minimised through effective credit control.
  • Process period-end (month & quarter) tasks towards timely and accurate submission of internal and external reporting to corporate deadlines.
  • Credit control processing (checking, contacting customers, dunning, reporting)
  • Identify and post receipts ensuring revenue and exchange differences are posted correctly.

Skills & Experience

  • Full or Part qualified AAT is essential
  • Experience using Sage 50 Accounts software
  • Commercial experience in an international environment is highly advantageous
  • Strong knowledge of Excel including using formulas i.e. vlookup
  • Highly organized and efficient with good time management skills
  • Ability to work to a high level of detail.
  • Be an effective communicator.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure

Must come from a practice background

Hours & Pay:

  • Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.00
  • £17,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE

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