Assistant Accountant

Crewe, Cheshire

Assistant Accountant

  1. Permanent
£26,000 - £27,000 per annum
BBBH180294

Crewe, Cheshire

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Accounts Assistant
Crewe
£26,000 - £27,000

My client is a leading logistic provider and work with some of the UK's leading retailers. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance term on a permanent basis, full time.

Responsibilities

  • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies.
  • Issue invoices to customers and external partners, as needed.
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements.
  • Process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables' data.
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Verify discrepancies and resolve customers invoicing issues.
  • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending statement reminders and contacting customers.
  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status, bad debt analysis.
  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all invoices and payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Verify and investigate discrepancies, if any, by reconciling supplier accounts and monthly supplier statements.
  • Preparing weekly payment runs including obtaining approvals from budget holders.
  • Updating fixed asset registers and calculating monthly depreciation
  • Supporting month end processing by posting routine journals.
  • Assist with other accounting projects as required including annual audits and statutory filings.
  • Dealing with ad-hoc queries as required and supporting the wider finance team.
  • Prepare and reconcile the weekly cashflow.


What we're looking for:

  • Advanced excel skills, with strong use of pivot tables and lookups on excel.
  • Experience within a finance team preferred.
  • Experience working on SAGE X3 will be an advantage.
  • Understanding of internal controls and procedures.
  • The ability to communicate effectively / work closely with finance and non-finance professionals alike - verbally and in writing.


If you are interested in the role, please apply via the link OR send me your CV via email: terri.bishop@markssattin.com

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