Accounts Administrator

25000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000/annum Company bonus share, pension
10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client requires an Accounts Administrator which is a standalone position based within a busy sales & operations office. This person will take responsibility for our debtor's list and will be carrying out daily, weekly and monthly purchase ledger tasks to a deadline. It is a varied role, with multiple tasks across the accounts function. A bookkeeping/accountancy qualification would be ideal however candidates that are qualified by experience will also be considered.

This is a busy role within a process driven accounts department, so you will be matching, coding & processing purchase ledger invoices in keeping with procedure.

The company use Access Dimensions accounting software, and experience of this would be helpful.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5:30 pm.

Alongside the salary with this position the company also offers a company bonus paid monthly based on sales achieved which can equate to around 5 % of the annual salary, discretionary Christmas bonus and Stakeholder pension.

Main Responsibilities

Post customer receipts received via bank transfer, cheque & credit card
Allocating accounts, pro-actively investigate differences
Banking cheques
Dealing with customer account queries
Correspond with customers regarding overdue accounts
Update our accounts software with confirmed payment dates, releasing held accounts
Liaising with the Order Fulfilment & Sales Teams regarding held orders
Chase debtors, via email & telephone
Handling invoice queries & investigating with the Order Fulfilment Team
Weekly reporting
Matching goods received notes with supplier invoices
Pro-actively investigating differences regarding quantities & prices
Processing purchase ledger invoices
Reconcile supplier statements & managing queries
Producing weekly & monthly supplier payment runs
Purchase ledger administration duties
Process company credit card statements
Open post & distribute daily
Produce & send monthly customer statements and deal with queries
Petty cash management & reporting

Key Requirements

Experience - worked in an SME environment within a similar role
Previous use of Access Dimension accounts software would be advantageous
Technical - QBE or a qualification in bookkeeping or accounting
Professional demeanour and attitude, outgoing and friendly
Organised, focussed, confident, honest
Excellent telephone manner - be comfortable using the telephone as a proactive tool
Good computer skills
Effective written and oral communication skills - to maintain sound relationships with customers, sales partners and colleagues