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Accounts Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy Recruitment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24000 - £25500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Annette Rowland

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  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Annette Rowland

Accounts Assistant
£24,000 - £25,000

Local organisation based in Newmarket are looking for an experienced Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable / Sales Ledger / Accounts Receivable Accounts Assistant to join their team to cover for a period of maternity.

Reporting into the Accounts Payable and Receivable Supervisor, you will be working within the Finance department to ensure supplier invoices and employee expenses are processed and paid on time.

You will be responsible for:

Producing highly detailed monthly invoices to tight deadlines
Raising monthly invoices for customers, liaising with Key Account Managers & Owner's Representatives to deal with queries
Daily processing of supplier invoices, ensuring correct coding
Other invoicing as required within the department
Processing of employee credit card transactions and expenses
Reconciling supplier statements on a weekly & monthly basis, ensuring ledgers are up-to-date
Overseeing daily administration of the dedicated accounting email accounts
Assisting with credit control
Assisting with other finance tasks as required

To be successful in your application, you will be AAT Qualified or studying towards AAT or ACCA or equivalent. You will have previous experience of the above duties to include both Purchase and Sales Ledger duties in a high volume, busy environment and have dealt with multi-currencies. You will have good Word and Excel skills.

Additionally, you will have the ability to meet deadlines and multi task under pressure, possess exceptional attention to detail and an inquisitive nature. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be customer focussed.

This role will be a 14 month contract and is working a 40 hour week.

This role is likely to be remote working to begin with, until everyone can return to the office.

As this role can offer an immediate start, you will either be immediately available for work or on short notice and happy to work in a 14 month contract.

Please apply today if this role interests you!