Accounts Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual for an Accounts Assistant role to support Accounts Payable and Management Accounts with the day-to-day processing, reconciling and reporting. You will be adaptable and have a willingness to learn and improve new processes and continue to strive for self-development. Study support will be provided.


Milton Ernest

Max £20,000 pa plus study support

Fri 08 Sep 2017

Molly Lutner


As part of the finance team the Accounts Assistant  role will support both Accounts Payable and Management Accounts.



- Sorting the morning post, distributing within the team, scanning invoices into the online PO system and contacting suppliers to advise of new invoicing email address

- Entering and matching invoices onto PO system

- Monitoring the Payables email inbox, responding to suppliers chasing for payment

- Resolving invoice queries with internal staff and suppliers

- Reconciling supplier statements, requesting missing invoices and resolving issues

- Reviewing the purchase ledger weekly with the AP&AR Manager to identify problem areas

- Creation of weekly/monthly POs using weighbridge software and Excel

- Cash Analysis allocation

- Responsible for month end accounting of overheads

- Production of generation invoices when required

- Assisting with balance sheet reconciliations

- Assistance with month end duties for management accounts team

About you: 

- Strong IT skills including accounting software and MS Office, Excel knowledge is also a strong advantage. 

- Confident in using and switching between different software programs. 

- Previous experience in Accounts Payable (processing purchase invoices, resolving queries internally and externally, helping to compile payment runs, supplier statement reconciliations)

- Excellent communication skills, both face-to-face and over the phone

- Organised and methodical, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

- Initiative and self-sufficiency, but not afraid to ask for help when needed

- Flexibility and willingness to support all members of the team with any task that is required

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