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Finance Assistant

Published 06 September 2023
£13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Wigston, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 6th September 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Temporary Finance Assistant / up to £15ph / Oadby

Macildowie are are currently recruiting for an experienced, hard working and motivated Accounts Assistant to join a successful and forward-thinking business based in Oadby

The right candidate will have good organisational and a high level of accuracy and be confident using Sage Line 50 and Microsoft packages including Outlook, Excel and Word.

Your Role will Include:

  • Company Purchase ledger
  • Match purchase invoices to orders and delivery notes
  • Accurately record purchase invoices onto Sage Line 50
  • Ensure invoices are authorised by relevant personnel in a timely manor
  • Scan and file invoices as necessary
  • General maintenance of the purchase ledger
  • Prepare payment runs
  • Accurately record supplier payments against ledgers
  • Resolve supplier queries
  • Month end reconciliation work
  • Company Sales ledger
  • Accurately record customer purchase orders
  • Send out invoices to customers daily
  • Accurately track invoices and goods delivered against sales orders
  • Match sales invoices to proof of delivery notes
  • Daily credit control telephone calls
  • Send out monthly statements
  • General maintenance of the sales ledger
  • Accurately record customer receipts against ledgers
  • Resolve customer queries
  • Month end reconciliation work
  • Ensure credit limits are adhered to and deal with external credit insurers
  • In addition to this
  • Assist Finance Manager with adhoc reports

To be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • Ability to follow instructions and prioritise workload
  • Highly accurate and well organised
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Attention to detail and methodical
  • Polite and professional appearance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional and presentable
  • Quick learner
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Confidence in dealing with customers and suppliers

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