Accounts Assistant - Credit Control & Purchase Ledger

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sinead Lennon-Smith

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Accounts Assistant - Credit Control & Purchase Ledger

KennedyPearce Consulting are currently partnering with a SME membership association based in the City of London in their search for a (part time) duel Credit Control & Purchase Ledger role within the wider finance team. With a focus around Accounts Payable/Credit Control, this role will also include general accounting responsibilities, which will assist the broader finance team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is ambitious, displays ownership within their role and is adaptable and can work from home until the office reopens after the pandemic.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing the accurate and timely processing of day to day financial transactions

  • Setting up new customer accounts & updating existing customer accounts.
  • Supporting with the issuing of customer sales invoices.
  • Assisting with the prompt collection of sales ledger income and effective credit control procedures.
  • Ensuring that a timely and accurate response is made to all customer queries including liaison with staff organising the events.
  • Data cleansing work as directed by the Finance Manager.

Supporting with the accurate & timely Purchase Ledger

  • Ensure prompt payment of expense claims & payments to suppliers.
  • Liaison with budget holders to ensure correct coding & authorisation.
  • Producing weekly BACS payment schedules and despatching remittance advices promptly.
  • Provide assistance with reviewing the aged creditors' listing and resolving non-current bala
  • Ensuring all queries, external or internal, relating to purchase ledger are resolved.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of using Access Dimensions.
  • Experience within an accounting function including data entry, sales & purchase ledger.
  • A positive can do attitude and an enthusiasm to learn new tasks.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confidence to liaise with customers particularly concerning debt chasing.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and competency in making judgements e.g. with regard to queries from customers and suppliers.

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