Accounts Assistant 1Yr Maternity Cover

  • Thatcham
  • £22,000.00
  • Audit / Accounting

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Description

Accounts Assistant 1Yr Maternity Cover

  Location
Thatcham, Berkshire
·  Salary
£22,000.00
·  Category
Accountancy & Finance
·  Job type
Contractor
·  External Reference
ZLAA852
·  Industry
Banking and Financial Services

Fantastic opportunity to join a well established company based in Thatcham. Our client is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on maternity cover contract until May 2018. This role is working Monday to Friday flexi hours between 8.30am and 5.30pm and offering a salary of �22,000 per annum.

The role is to provide efficient and high quality accounting support within the Finance Team.

The function is to be carried out with accuracy, diligence to authorisation procedures and confidentiality.

Knowledge and experience:
A comprehensive understanding of basic accounting principles is required. You will be able to work on your own initiative and meet deadlines. You will need excellent computer skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications and thorough experience in Excel.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

To assist where needed in all duties of the Finance Department to include: -

Accounts Receivable ledger maintenance:
*Entering of all cash receipts and deposits to the correct accounts
*Reconciling PDQ receipts to the bank and coding with correct account
*Prepare debtors and deposits report balancing to the general ledger
*Investigate and resolve invoice queries for example under and over payments
*Send statements and chase outstanding balances
*Update cashflow forecast with expected cash income less payments already received and part exchange values
*Maintain neat, tidy and methodical filing systems
*Check all invoices have been filed and, where required, VAT exemption attached
*Complete EC Sales list quarterly

Purchase Ledger maintenance ensuring adherence to the authorisation procedure.
*Matching invoices to purchase orders and, where applicable, Goods Received Notes
*Enter all invoices on the system
*Reconciling statements
*Preparing a monthly payment run, cheques and BACS
*Preparing ad hoc cheques
*Maintaining the neat, tidy and methodical filing system

Petty Cash, Expenses and Fuel
*Keep an adequate supply of cash in the petty cash tin
*Serve claimants as needed checking compliance with the authorisation procedure
*Analyse claim forms and enter on to the system
*Process Company credit card expense forms, petty cash vouchers and fuel card expenses. Enter on to the system

Timesheets
*Keep factory pay spreadsheet up to date to ensure payroll is correct to clock cards and monitoring against the factory pay clearing account

Payroll and Pension
*Prepare monthly payroll and pass to payroll agency
*Check and administer pension contributions
*Calculate commissions

Other Duties
*Opening, stamping and distributing the post
*Complete regular monthly reconciliation reports
*Collate and distribute the Management Account pack
*Prepare drivers wages analysis journal
*Reconciliations as requested
*Assist with IT when required (eg. Reporting issues, meeting and greeting engineers, re-starting internet connection)
*Observe all relevant Health & Safety procedures
*In-house accounting system stock administration
*Posting journals and other routine entries and analysis

Do you have experience in a similar role and all the relevant skills? If so apply today Adecco Newbury.

Please note: This position is based in Thatcham, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location.

All applications will be reviewed within five working days by one of our experienced consultants and successful applicants only will be contacted within that time frame. Please be assured that your details remain confidential and they will not be sent out to our client(s) until you have been contacted by us and have given us your consent, in accordance with REC guidelines. Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.