Role details

Senior Accounts Assistant

Cardiff   •   £24,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent role with progression
  • Variety including business partnering and project work

About Our Client

Page Personnel is a market leading financial recruitment specialist, part of the Page Group. Our client based in Cardiff and is looking to appoint a Senior Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis to join their growing finance team.

Job Description

  • Ensuring all customers and suppliers are set up in line with procedure
  • Processing of all sales and purchase invoices (PO and non PO invoices) including ensuring that invoices and credit notes are processed in line with procedures
  • Cash allocation of payments and receipts
  • Ensuring timely cash payments in line with pre-determined payment dates
  • Handling and resolving customer and internal sales related queries
  • Handling and resolving supplier related and internal queries
  • Management of accounts mailbox
  • Preparation of Month-end reconciliations of accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash book accounts (including all petty cash accounts) Ensuring monthly statements are dispatched to the customer and all supplier statements are reconciled upon receipt including investigation and resolution of variances
  • Monthly posting of bank account transactions and statements through to reconciliation
  • Ensuring all intercompany related transactions are recorded appropriately at each entity/site
  • Monitoring and circulating customer credit limits in line with credit rating reports
  • Monitoring approved supplier lists
  • Monitoring customer and supplier master data
  • Responsibility for monitoring, delivering and producing business reporting as per defined finance KPI's
  • Ad hoc finance duties
  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls
  • Liaison with statutory auditors and other external agencies on any accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash related enquires/requests
  • Assist the Finance business partners to ensure cost coding is accurate
  • Assist the Finance business partners with the preparation of the annual and interim audit info (including tax packs etc.)
  • Reconciliation of control accounts at month-end

The Successful Applicant

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Previous experience of accounts receivable and payable processing is essential. Knowledge of working in a centralised/multi-location environment would be preferred
  • Accounts Receivable processing knowledge should cover from raising of invoice to ultimate receipt of cash and reconciliation of customer account
  • Accounts Payable processing knowledge should cover from processing the supplier invoice through to payment of cash and reconciliation of supplier account
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Strong IT knowledge
  • Highly self-motivated individual able to operate under own initiative
  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken)

What's on Offer

£24,000 plus excellent benefits.

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