Mackenzie King are recruiting an Senior Accounts Assistant for a fast-growing Ipswich based business. The successful Senior Accounts Assistant candidate should have experience of purchase ledgers, sales ledgers and stock control systems. Be comfortable working with Sage Business Cloud Accounting software and working closely with the Management Accountant. A Senior Accounts Assistant who has completed their AAT qualification would be preferred however qualification by experience is also acceptable. This role is perfect for a Senior Accounts Assistant wanting to take ownership of a role and play a key supportive role in the team.
Key tasks and responsibilities
Process purchase invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders
Set up new supplier/customer accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger
Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
Process business expense returns, petty cash/ credit card
Cashbook/daily updates and monthly bank reconciliation and credit cards reconciliation
Payment allocations on to sage, with precision and recording retention deductions
Ensure sales invoices are recorded on Sage correctly
Maintain retention schedule
Assist in CIS payments and monthly return
Assist in quarterly VAT return
Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts
Assist in developing procedures and checklists to support all accounting routines
Assist in aged debtors and creditors controls
Possible payroll processing on Sage payroll
Other ad hoc duties
Qualifications and experience
AAT Qualified or qualified by experience
Proven skills in Microsoft Office 365
Attention to detail
Flexibility and task prioritisation skills
Great interpersonal and communications skills
Self-discipline and able to work on own initiative
Good team working skills
The ability to work to monthly deadlines
This role is well suited for a driven individual who enjoys working as part of a close-knit team and being able to really take ownership of their role. To find out more about this opportunity please get in contact with Ben at MacKenzie King.
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