Accounts Assistant

Job Reference: 887231


£23,000 - £25,000 per annum

MacKenzie King are proud to be working with a 30 year old business that is well respected in their field for their insight and quality. The role of Accounts Assistant will support the wider accounts function covering a varied range of task such as Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Credit Control and Expenses. This role offers the successful Accounts Assistant candidate the opportunity to strike a great work life balance with a range of part time and full-time options available.

Key tasks and responsibilities

Provide accounts support for project works:

  • Maintaining the database of ongoing projects.
  • Adhering to requirements of customer contracts.
  • Assessing project works completed and raising applications for payments or month-end invoice accordingly.
  • Resolving customer accounts queries.
  • Arranging payment in advance of works where required.
  • Collecting payment from account customers.
  • Ensure the company adheres to the terms of its credit insurance policy.
  • Maintaining records of retention balances due and chasing for overdue payments.

Provide accounts support to the Retail and Trade Supply divisions:

  • Assist in setting up trade accounts for new customers
  • Credit control for overdue debt
  • Ensure the sales ledger is accurately maintained

Provide accounts support to our customer service team:

  • Maintaining records of Engineers reports              
  • Raising invoices
  • Taking card payments
  • Chasing overdue credit accounts
  • Liaise with engineers to maintain accurate records of van stocks.

Process and maintain the Purchase ledger records

  • Match purchase invoices to orders, resolving differences
  • Co-ordinate authorisation of overhead expenditure
  • Match purchase ledger balances to statements

Process and maintain the company credit card expenditure

  • Collate receipts from cardholders
  • Analysis of expenditure and VAT
  • Produce a summary of expenditure for entry into the accounts.

General Ad Hoc duties to support the business and department

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Ben Dotesio-Eyers

“A varied and interesting role offering a great work life balance for the right candidate!”

Ben Dotesio-Eyers

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