Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12119
  • Date Posted: 18 April 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: (Depending on experience)
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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 Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator who has previous experience working within a busy Finance Team, covering Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger is required for a fast growing and innovative Engineering and Fabrication company based in Rochester, Kent.

Successful candidates will need a solid background working within a busy Finance Team and will need to have experience using Xero or a similar accounting package such as Sage, QuickBooks, NetSuite etc.

The company will consider candidates who are currently studying for their AAT or Qualified by Experience (QBE). The company will also support your AAT studies if you wish to obtain this accounting qualification.

 

SALARY: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum (Depending on experience)

LOCATION: Rochester, Kent (100% Office Based)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator who has previous experience working within a busy Finance Team, covering Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger.

Working as an Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator you will join a company that pride themselves on being a family feel business with a great work life balance culture. As a successful candidate you will join the company’s existing Finance and Operations Administrative Team.

As the Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator you will be required to process Sales Ledger of approximately 300 over two companies each month.

As a successful candidate you will join a company that will support your career aspirations and provide ongoing training and support.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your role as an Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator will include:

  • Processing Sales Ledger – approx. 300 over two companies each month
  • Credit control - Debit balance monitoring, and resolution as required, sending monthly statements
  • Processing Purchase Ledger – approx. 600 over two companies each month
  • Obtain outstanding documentation from suppliers as needed
  • Monthly Aged Debtor and Creditor reports
  • Initial set-up of supplier accounts
  • Monthly reconciliations of supplier accounts. Xero and Excel
  • Monthly Aged Debtor and Creditor reports
  • Liaise with management team regarding aged and disputed supplier invoices and gaining PO/job numbers
  • Allocation of Direct Debits
  • Raise ad-hoc payments on request
  • Ensure necessary documents are complete for year-end audit files
  • Making supplier payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Building internal relationships with engineers – chasing job and PO numbers
  • Answering the telephone
  • Carrying out any other tasks as requested by colleagues and management and the willingness to turn your hand to ad hoc tasks as requested

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified or currently studying or qualified by experience (QBE) in Accounting or Bookkeeping
  • Previous experience within a Sales and Purchase Ledger role
  • Preferable industry experience gained from an engineering / facilities management or construction environment
  • Previous experience using Xero is highly beneficial. However, a qualified candidate with experience using Sage, QuickBooks, NetSuite or a similar accounting package will be considered
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel to both import and extract data from the accounting records
  • A good knowledge of MS Outlook and MS Word is also needed
  • Good communication skills – able to build good relationships internal and external
  • Self-motivated and a positive outlook

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12119

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