Accounts and Office Administrator

£20,000 - £24,999
12 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Accounts and Office Administrator

Location: Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1DQ

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum (Negotiable for the right candidate)

Monday - Friday 5 hours a day (25 hours per week - Part time)

About the company:

Our client is a leading specialist distributor and manufacture of leak detection alarm systems for commercial and industrial buildings, supplying products within the UK and abroad to businesses and trade contractors.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established SME who have steadily grown over the past 18 years and are based in Horsham, West Sussex.

This permanent role will have responsibility for matters relating to sales and purchase ledger and reporting, as well as various administrative duties specific to the industry.

Ability to plan workload effectively and deal with customer accounts and queries. Excellent data input skills required with good general computer skills as well as specific knowledge of Sage Line 50 Accounts.

The successful candidate will help streamline and improve current systems as the Company works towards achieving its ambitious growth targets.

Duties of the Accounts and Office Administrator:

  • Prepare invoices, statements and credit notes
  • Maintain all aspects of sales, purchase and nominal ledgers and credit control
  • Credit assisting potential new customer accounts, set a credit limit and opening/declining
  • Allocating customers payments, BACS, Cheques & Sage Pay
  • Investigating aged debtor's reports and balances overdue
  • Chase overdue accounts according to company policy
  • Paying supplier invoices
  • Preparing, checking and paying staff expenses
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Managing bank accounts and reconciliations
  • Producing monthly financial and management reports
  • Producing year-end financial data and liaising with the Accountants
  • Undertake other duties as may be required to ensure the smooth running of the organisation.
  • Providing telephone cover
  • Ordering of Stationery
  • EC Sales Reporting
  • Assisting with administration and customer service tasks
  • Potential sales and purchase order processing

Requirements of the Accounts and Office Administrator:

  • A strong working knowledge and background in accounts
  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience with Sage Line 50 accounting software
  • Have an AAT qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent organisation skills, time management and attention to detail
  • Organised and independent - whilst you will be very much part of a team, it's essential you can organise your own priorities and work flow.
  • Positive and proactive individual
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Accounts and Office Administrator Benefits:

  • 22 days holiday first year, (plus public and bank holidays) - increasing 1 day each completed year - capped at 25 days
  • Work place pension
  • Discretionary end of year bonus

If you meet the requirements and feel that this Accounts and Office Administrator role is right for you then please apply with your CV and Covering Letter today!

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