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Accounts Assistant


Job ID: 6011959

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
£35k per year

Job Type: Full Time


Accounts Assistant


Monday-Friday 7am-4pm

Stoke on Trent


About the role:

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will be a vital member of the Finance Team. The Accounts Assistant will ensure accurate financial records and support the company's financial operations. This role involves various accounting tasks, including bookkeeping and reconciliations, demanding meticulous attention to detail and a solid understanding of accounting principles.

Main duties:

  • Generate and distribute customer invoices
  • Conduct proactive verbal Credit Control
  • Issue accurate customer statements
  • Maintain customer database on SAGE
  • Monitor credit and insurance limits
  • Prepare monthly accruals and prepayment journals
  • Update Fixed Asset Registers
  • Post SAGE journals
  • Submit and reconcile quarterly VAT returns
  • Review and analyse job costings
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Provide data for cash forecasting
  • Control and reconcile petty cash
  • Maintain Direct Debit costs and schedules
  • Allocate receipts and payments
  • Process credit card and cash expenses
  • Manage Supplier database on SAGE
  • Organise payment runs
  • Obtain authorisation for Purchase invoices
  • Resolve supplier finance queries
  • Monitor and track gas and electric costs
  • Prepare Purchase Ledger accruals
  • Reconcile monthly payments towards annual costs

About you:

  • AAT, CIMA Part Qualified, Equivalent Degree
  • Strong Excel skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Polite telephone and email manner
  • Confident in liaising with overseas stakeholders
  • Hands-on and flexible approach
  • Tenacity and problem-solving ability
  • Able to organise own time and prioritise workloads
  • Experience with Sage 50 accounts and Sage payroll

Interested? Call Olivia on 01782 712230 or email Oliviac@kpir.co.uk


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