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Accounts Payable / Receivable Assistant

Published 22 May 2024
£29000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Bonus
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Job Starts: 22nd May 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Macildowie are currently seeking a highly motivated AR/AP Assistant to join an exciting well established business. Based in the Group Shared Service Function, you will work within a small, friendly finance team and will support the Group's Finance Manager with various financial tasks.

Salary £29,500 - open to negotiation depending on experience.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience on both sides of the ledgers (payable and receivable).

Roles & Responsibilities Overview:

  • Allocate sales ledger payments across all European businesses.
  • Regularly review sales orders to release/withhold in accordance with customer credit terms, limits, and payment status.
  • Set up Customer Discount Agreements.
  • Establish new customers, evaluating their credit status.
  • Daily update/review of set credit limits based on new financial information.
  • Conduct quarterly risk assessments (analysis of our outstanding debtor mass on a quarterly basis).
  • Participate in month-end tasks, reconciliations, and reporting.
  • Ensure smooth processing of invoices through our scanning system.
  • Match invoices to orders and approve variances.
  • Address supplier queries.
  • Perform supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Conduct bank statement reconciliations.
  • Run payment suggestions.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Proven track record in a similar position, ideally a minimum of 3-5 years, with a positive and flexible approach to work and problem-solving.
  • Proactive and well-organised; able to self-manage workload.
  • Experience with Microsoft IT systems, basic Excel skills, and excellent communication skills.
  • Comfortable working with documents in different European languages using translation tools, as a significant portion of the work involves European-based companies.

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role within a dynamic company, we encourage you to apply for this exciting Finance Assistant opportunity.

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Required Skills

  • Accounts Payable assistant
  • Accounts Receivable Assistant
  • accounts assistant
  • AR/AP Assistant
  • Finance Assistant

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