Accounts Assistant

Optima Recruitment
£25,000 - £29,999
08 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Assistant

Responsible for ensuring timely recording and processing of supplier invoices and employee expenses, preparing payment runs and reconciling the ledger to the General Ledger.

Job Description:

  • Maintaining the AP ledger and ensuring reconciliation to the General Ledger
  • Monitoring the Purchase Order System
  • Daily input of invoices onto the internal registering and accounting systems ensuring correct coding
  • Regular payments to suppliers, instructors and employees
  • Dealing with supplier and instructor queries
  • Setting up new supplier accounts
  • Processing and recording direct debit and foreign currency payments
  • Managing the company credit card statements
  • Reconciling various general ledger accounts including accounting for prepayments
  • Petty cash payments and reconciliation
  • Receiving, coding, entering and applying cash to Accounts Receivable
  • Update CRM database with all cash received
  • Reconcile cash received and entered to the cashbook
  • Maintaining the accounts, completing applications, write offs as directed by credit control
  • Assisting in raising Invoices

Person Specification:

  • Previous proven accounting experience working in a commercial environment
  • Working knowledge of Excel and experience of third-party accounting package(s), PeopleSoft would be ideal
  • Accurate keyboard skills with an eye for detail
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Active team player
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Adaptable to change

Additional Information:

  • Based in Leatherhead
  • £26,000 - £28,000
  • Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays - rising with service
  • Private health care
  • Contributory Pension
  • Subsidized training courses
  • Car parking

We appreciate the time you took to apply for this vacancy, however due to the high level of applications that we receive, we can only respond to successful candidates. In the meantime, please check out our website to read more about our company and privacy policy.

Optima Recruitment specialists in Permanent & Temporary Recruitment, including; Administration, Secretarial & PA, Accounts & Finance, Graduate Opportunities, Human Resources, Recruitment Consultancy, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service and Legal.

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