Accounts & Admin Assistant

Job Reference: 887187


£25,000 - £30,000 per annum

MacKenzie King are delighted to be working with a global, family-owned business, to recruit an Accounts & Admin Assistant to their small, dynamic team based in Maldon, Essex. As an Accounts & Admin Assistant you will be responsible for taking ownership of the transactional aspects of the finance function and assisting with Administration where needed. This role is diverse and the successful candidate will be supported by the Financial Controller in their development. 

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Daily banking – Posting bank transactions. Monthly bank reconciliations for multiple currency bank accounts.
  • Sales ledger – Credit control, following up with debtor queries and chasing overdue payments. Sending monthly customer statements. Maintaining sales daybook.
  • Purchase ledger – Coding and inputting invoices, supplier statements, payment run preparations twice monthly.
  • Credit card and expenses management.
  • Petty cash management.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with month end, year end and audits.
  • Producing schedules based on order requirements.
  • Adjusting and managing schedules to adhere to customer demand as well as supply chain adjustments.
  • Ability to manage live projects.
  • General office admin duties, i.e, phone, mail, post office, stationery orders.
  • Manage sales and management team calendars.
  • Customer support and planning.
  • Providing cover for shipping and sales admin departments.

Qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience in a similar role 
  • Studying towards AAT would be advantageous
  • Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written
  • A positive can-do attitude every day, happy to get involved with all areas of the business.
  • Advance working knowledge of Excel is a must (SAP experience desirable)
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If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Stephanie Capstick

"An opportunity to work in a long-standing business that support and nurture their employees."

Stephanie Capstick

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