Accounts Assistant Accounts Receivable / Payable

Posted 5 February by Easy Web Recruitment
Accounts Assistant (Accounts Receivable / Payable) 

Our client is the UK’s leader in anaerobic digestion. They own and operate anaerobic digestion (AD) plants, recycling food waste to generate renewable electricity for the grid and a valuable fertiliser for farmland. They provide food waste treatment services to local authorities in England and Wales and to major supermarkets, food manufacturers, pubs and restaurants. 

Position: Accounts Assistant (x2 roles) 
Location: Milton Ernest, Bedford 
Job Type: Full Time / Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: full time, 37.5 hrs per week Monday - Friday, or part time 26 hours per week Monday - Friday 
Salary: £20,000 per annum, pro rata for part time 
Benefits: pension - 3% employer & employee; holiday - 25 days pa, increasing to max 27 days pro rata for part time. 

About the roles: 

As the Accounts Assistant you will support the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions within the AP & AR Team in day-to-day processing, reconciling and reporting. The roles require previous AP and AR experience with the adaptability and willingness to learn and develop new processes. The part time position will focus on accounts receivable. 

Responsibilities: 

- Distributing the morning post within the team, scanning invoices into the online PO system (Compleat), and contacting suppliers to advise of new invoicing email address 
- Entering and matching invoices onto Compleat 
- Monitoring the Payables email inbox, responding to suppliers chasing for payment 
- Resolving invoice queries with internal staff and suppliers 
- Assisting with fortnightly payment runs 
- Reconciling supplier statements, requesting missing invoices and resolving issues 
- Monitoring and reconciling credit card expenditure and staff expense claims 
- Reviewing the purchase ledger fortnightly with the AP&AR Manager to identify problems 
- Carrying out bank reconciliations and intercompany recharges 
- Raising weekly/monthly sales invoices 
- Credit control support when required 
- Assisting the AP&AR Manager in Balance Sheet reconciliations, fortnightly Creditor / Debtor reporting and Month End processes 
- Filing of completed paperwork 
- Raising weekly/monthly sales invoices 
- Issuing statements to customers & dealing with any queries 
- Posting bank receipts to customer accounts on the Sales Ledger 
- Credit control and weekly debt review with the AR Manager 
- Compiling debt figures for senior management 
- Being responsible for the setting up of new customers through the appropriate approval processes 

About you: 

- Strong IT skills including accounting software and MS Office, Excel knowledge is also a strong advantage 
- Be confident in using and switching between different software programs 
- Previous experience in Accounts Receivable and Payable (processing purchase invoices, resolving queries internally and externally, helping to compile payment runs, supplier statement reconciliations) 

You may have experience of the following: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Officer, Finance Assistant, Finance Administrator, Accounts Administrator, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

Reference: 34398566

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