Accounts Assistant jobs in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom



Our client is a well-established leading industrial and manufacturing company. As they continue with their success and growth, so does the size of their team. They now have a permanent, full-time vacancy for an experienced Accounts Assistant. The role is stand-alone and will be responsible for the presenting of accounts each month to the Company Accountant.

The role is office based, working Monday to Thursday 9a to 5pm and Friday 9am till 2.30pm, with half an hour break, 35.5 hours per week.

You must have experience of Sage, Xero and QuickBooks processing and reconciliations.

The role

Bank accounts

The bank account needs to be up to date daily and the accounting system to be reconciled to the bank statements.

Process factoring account transactions

Accounts receivable.

Create and send all sales invoices and credit notes.

Contact clients and send reminders to ensure timely payments.

Report debtor lists monthly to Directors and agree older outstanding balances to actions.

Accounts payable

Process all purchase invoices and credit notes.

Reconcile supplier accounts to supplier statements.

Identify amount for payment to suppliers and pay in timely fashion to support Company cashflow.

Have some understanding of CIS and reverse charge requirements or a willingness to learn.

Identify and address any discrepancies.

Prepare reports on the status of accounts payable and report monthly to the Directors.

Other tasks

Understanding of how to process journals

Update internal accounting databases and spreadsheets, liaise with Accountant.

General filing and other administrative duties associated with a small business.

Requirements and skills

* Must have accounts experience processing to Sage, Xero or QuickBooks.

* Knowledge of Excel (using formulas and creating spreadsheets).

* Good data entry skills and attention to detail.

* An ability to multitask.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application straight away. Should your skills and experience be a match for this role, or any other vacancy we may have, we will normally contact you within 72 hours of receiving your application. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so.

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