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Financial Accounts Assistant
Bridgwater, Somerset
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH15297
Added: 09 May 2019
Job Description
A fantastic and rare opportunity within the Bridgwater area has arisen for an accounts individual with two years experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity fro an individual wanting to gain more exposure to the accounts world, and someone who is part AAT qualified or wanting to gain this qualification.

Hours of work:8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday (37.5 hours)

Summary of Position:

Be responsible for updating the company's Sales Ledger to include allocating receipts, reconciling accounts and liaising with customers. A key aspect of the job is also to handle the collection of debts due from customers, including putting accounts on stop and/or initiating legal proceedings.

Duties will include processing of supplier invoices, intercompany recharge invoices and agreeing intercompany balances and reconciling the bank account and petty cash balance.

The duties associated with this role are not limited to those listed below and may also not extend to include all those listed below; the scope will be dependent on the capability of the applicant or circumstance of the department and as such the job role may be subject to change.

It should be understood that this position requires handling information of a sensitive and often personal nature.

Primary Responsibilities

Sales Ledger:

-Set up new customer accounts on Sage ensuring all data is accurate
-Ensure sales invoices raised are properly pushed through to the Sales Ledger from the SOP module
-Allocate customer payments onto Sage and notify other Departments within the company for significant machine sales receipts


-Raise invoices for agents commission
-Raise invoices for machine sales
-Raise invoices for machine rentals

Credit Control:

-Obtain credit references or credit report prior to giving credit to new customers.
-Timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments
-Build relationships with customers to ensure queries are resolved and invoices are cleared for payment
-Allocate receipts to the correct Sales Ledger accounts
-Post all payments and receipts from GBP bank account and petty cash holding onto Sage and reconcile balance on a monthly basis
-Assist in year-end audit process and preparation of financial accounts

Employee Expenses:

-Reconcile receipts to expense claims and ensure VAT calculations are accurate

Monthly Management Accounts:

Prepare and post journals for Prepayments and Accruals

Admin duties:

- General accounts filing
-Distribution of daily post
-Answer incoming telephone calls including overflow calls from Reception

The company offer an exceptional benefits package and career progression opportunities.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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