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Accounts Assistant

Published 10 October 2023
Up to £27000.00 per annum
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Starts: 10th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Milton Keynes - MK5

Type: Full-Time, Permanent (35 hours per week)

Salary Range: £25,000 - £27,000

Hybrid & Flexible Working Available

Company: Macildowie is currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant position in Milton Keynes. This is a full-time, permanent role within a growing business, and you will become part of a well-structured Finance team, reporting directly to the Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage the Purchase Ledger, handling the entire purchase invoice process from initiating purchase orders (POs) to processing payments.
  • Supervise the Sales Ledger, with specific attention to monitoring unusual balances, reconciling statements, and managing cash transactions, including processes for contra entries and settlement discounts.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely posting of Sales Ledger invoices through customer portals.
  • Maintain the Cash Ledger, meticulously recording both incoming and outgoing cash transactions, managing nominal ledger entries, and executing transfers when necessary.
  • Skillfully handle Stock ledger purchase invoices, spanning various sources like Head Office, Affiliates, Sub-Contractors, freight forwarders, and Duty, adhering to established process guidelines.
  • Utilise the SAP accounting package and authorised software, including Excel, to execute duties with precision.
  • Undertake any additional tasks or projects as required within the defined scope of the role.

Requirements for the Successful Candidate:

  • Solid knowledge of ledger accounting.
  • Desirable familiarity with SAP (an enterprise resource planning software).
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate initiative as needed.
  • Proficiency in Excel.
  • Enjoy the benefits of Hybrid & Flexible Working to achieve an optimal work-life balance

This Finance Assistant role in Milton Keynes offers a well-rounded finance position that includes responsibilities related to various ledgers, accounting software proficiency, and the opportunity to enjoy Hybrid & Flexible Working arrangements, allowing you to balance work and personal life effectively.

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