Accounts Assistant


Salary:

GBP20000 - 20000 / annum

Location:

Cheltenham

Date Posted:

3rd February 2018

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

06010-0010290630


Description

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT £20,000 + STUDY SUPPORT


Robert Half are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join a highly reputable business based in Cheltenham. This is perfect for a progressive individual that is looking to develop within a medium sized finance department that can offer variety and training - whilst this role is predominantly Accounts Payable, there is a lot of scope to be involved in other aspects of finance and to take on further responsibilities.


ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT £20,000 + STUDY SUPPORT

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Robert Half are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join a highly reputable business based in Cheltenham. This is perfect for a progressive individual that is looking to develop within a medium sized finance department that can offer variety and training - whilst this role is predominantly Accounts Payable, there is a lot of scope to be involved in other aspects of finance and to take on further responsibilities. This role offers a starting salary of £20,000 + study support.

The Role

This position will report directly into the Accounts Team Leader and work closely alongside the Management Accountants and Assistant Accountants - as well as coming into regular interaction with the procurement teams and external suppliers. This is a developmental role that will expand in responsibilities as you develop.

Key Duties:

  • Register purchase invoices and credit notes onto the accounting system, matching against purchase orders
  • Proactive reconciliation of supplier statements - resolving any supplier queries or discrepancies; and escalate to team leader where necessary
  • Review employee expenses claims
  • Generate required (supplier, employees, foreign currency) payment runs for approval by team leader, ensuring critical invoices are approved and settled on time
  • Open, sort and deliver post received in the SSC whilst monitoring and auctioning emails received in the Accounts Payable inboxes
  • Scan and file approved invoices by statutory companies
  • Work with procurement teams to highlight any supplier issues - e.g. invoices submitted without PO no.
  • Provide accounts receivable team with copy invoices for recharge invoices
  • Work with Management Accounts team to ensure all invoices are coded to the correct general ledger
  • Ensure Delegation of Authority matrix for approval of invoices is adhered to
  • Participate in process improvement projects and adhoc requests

Your Profile

  • Progressive natured and keen to develop
  • AAT is not necessary but this role would suit someone who is studying towards one
  • Previous experience of Accounts Payable in required

Benefits

  • £20,000
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-statement



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