Accounts assistant jobs in Gillingham, United Kingdom



Accounts Assistant, PermanentGillingham, 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

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