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Accounts assistant

Hays Building
Gillingham, Kent
£26000.0 - £28000.0 per annum + £26,000 - £28,000
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Accounts Assistant, Permanent

Gillingham, Kent
Full-time - 37.5 hours per week
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum

My client is seeking a full-time Accounts Assistant to support the Finance team in Sales and Purchase Ledger and Credit Control functions.

Responsibilities and Activities:
* Raising the following in the Finance System Evision.
- New Project details
- Contract Sales Orders
- Application for Payments
- Contract Sales Invoices
- Purchase Orders
- Purchase Invoices and checking their validity against the Purchase Order
- Sundry Sales Invoices
- Credit notes

* Creating new Customer and Vendors in the Finance System
* Running debtor reporting
* Bank reconciliations
* Processing Credit Card expenses and ensuring all relevant receipts have been provided
* Preparing and issuing statements as necessary
* Maintaining credit control operations in collaboration with colleagues as appropriate to ensure swift resolution of any required actions
* Reconciliation of supplier statements
* Running a VAT return
* Running a Supplier payment run
* Respond to time-critical emails and actions from clients or colleagues in good time
* Ad hoc tasks as directed by the Financial Controller, Group Transactional Manager or CFO to support Finance, HR, and/or Operational staff

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- A good understanding of Sale Ledger / Purchase Ledger / Credit Control
- Proficient with Microsoft Excel & Teams
- Good organisation, with efficient attention to detail
- Communication skills with both internal colleagues and external suppliers
- Time management with the inclusion of working to tight deadlines.
- Adaptability and flexibility to work within a fast-paced environment.
- Qualified by experience and or qualification higher than secondary education

- Understanding of the industry in which the Group operates
- Experience within a Finance department
- Industry experience

Range of benefits include,
* 25 days holiday + bank holidays
* hybrid working (3/5 days in office)
* continuous training and development
* work-life balance company culture; mental health first-aiders and many more

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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