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Accounts Assistant

Date Posted: 15th August 2022
  • Job Ref: 645
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford

Job Description

Accounts Assistant

Are you an experienced Accounts Assistant looking for a new opportunity?

My client based in Chelmsford is looking for an Accounts Assistant to support the Office Manager with the day to day running of the office.

  • £22,000 - £28,000 (depending on experience)
  • Company Pension
  • 28 Days Holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 9am to 5.30pm (1 hour lunch)

Purpose of the Role

  • To carry out all areas of accounting duties with full knowledge of Sage 50 – purchase, sales ledger, CIS and RCV
  • To support the Office Manager with the day-to-day running of the office
  • To follow the Company’s policies and procedures and work within our standards and rules

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Copy tickets relating to purchase invoices and pass to Transport Office
  • Manage purchase ledger (supply and sub-contractors) from receipt of invoice to payment stage – receiving invoices, processing invoices onto accounts system and distributing for authorisation by Director, reconcile monthly statements, address suppliers/sub-contractors queries, prepare payments for authorisation
  • Monthly CIS statements to sub-contractors
  • Process utility bills and confirm meter readings
  • File all purchase ledger invoices
  • Check monthly statements to ensure all purchase invoices and credits have been received and are on Sage
  • Prepare weekly payment report for the Managing Director
  • Prepare payments to suppliers ready for authorisation by Office Manager
  • Raise sales invoices
  • Copy tickets relating to sales invoices
  • Input sales invoices on to the Sage computer system
  • Weekly Credit Control
  • Maintain the filing system for sales invoices
  • To assist with the day-to-day running of the office e.g. checking outbound post, photocopying, filing, responding to general enquiries
  • Responsibility for stationery requirements for the office
  • Answer the telephone and deal with enquirers taking messages as appropriate
  • Deal with correspondence to a high standard of accuracy and timelines
  • Assist Directors & Managers as and when required
  • Working closely with Transport Manager for any customer disputed invoices

Skills Required

  • IT skills, with a sound working knowledge of MS Excel and Sage 50
  • Numerate individual, with good organisation and administration skills
  • Self–discipline, with good time management skills and the ability to manage several priorities
  • Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure
  • Team player, supportive of departmental colleagues
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers

If you have all the above and feel this is the role for you, please do not hesitate to contact us at One to One Personnel on 01702 46 44 44 or forward your CV to louise.sand@121personnel.co.uk