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Accounts Assistant

Published 18 September 2023
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Blaby, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 18th September 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Accounts Assistant / Meridian Business Park / £25,000 - £30,000 / Permanent / Hybrid Working

Are you ready to join a thriving and innovative company that has been independent for almost a century? Do you have a passion for finance and a desire to contribute to the growth of a successful business? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

The Company: This business has a rich history of progression and success, and are committed to further growth and development. As part of their exciting journey, they are looking for a dedicated Accounts Assistant to join their internal Finance team based at their offices in Meridian Business Park, Leicester.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Credit Control: Manage credit control duties, including chasing outstanding invoices, processing payments, and facilitating repayment plans.
  • Bank Account Reconciliation: Daily posting and reconciliation of the office bank account on Xero.
  • Payment Processing: Efficiently manage the direct debit and BACS process in accordance with current regulations.
  • Supplier Invoices: Post supplier invoices accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Payment Allocation: Perform statement runs and allocate incoming payments.
  • Expense Management: Process monthly staff expenses and credit cards.
  • Financial Administration: Assist with various financial administrative duties as needed.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant Experience: Have at least two years of relevant work experience with a proven track record in credit control.
  • Independence: Be able to work with minimal supervision, taking a "hands-on" approach to ledger management.
  • Legal Knowledge: Possess a basic understanding of the legal collection process, including the ability to issue proceedings in the Small Claims Court.
  • Customer Focus: Maintain a professional and courteous approach, balancing customer service standards with collection targets.

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive Salary: Enjoy a competitive market rate salary between £25,000 - £30,000.
  • Generous Leave: Benefit from 34 days of annual leave each year.
  • Health Insurance: Access private health insurance coverage.
  • Flexible Working: Take advantage of our flexible working policy.
  • Office Space: Work in our open-plan office space with free parking.
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes: Participate in salary sacrifice schemes for various benefits, including childcare vouchers.
  • Personal Development: We prioritise your personal development and long-term career goals.

If you are looking for a forward thinking business whose health and well being of their employees is top of the agenda then apply today!

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