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Accounts Assistant


Reference: EH147

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Type: Contract, full-time

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Our client who is located close to Weston-super-Mare have an opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join them on a long term maternity contract to start at the beginning of October 2018 until January 2020.

The main objective of this role is to ensure all sales and promotional pricing is as accurate as it can be for the completeness of sales revenue and recovery of debts.  To undertake purchase ledger related work in conjunction with expense claims. 

Key Responsibilities

Purchase Ledger

To white sheet and register expenses claims as they are received

To post expense claims onto the system ready for payment

To file invoices once they are posted and paid

To liaise with employees to resolve expense claim queries

To record the issue of purchase order pads noting the person/department they have been issued to

To recharge expenses incurred on behalf of third parties


To enter all price changes, off-invoice onto the system for the Credit Controller to review

To correct any incorrect prices

To carry out the pre-invoice price checking routine

Sales Ledger

To carry out all daily and weekly sales invoicing for all customers as required

To send all EDI invoices to customers where relevant

To create all weekly self-bill invoices

To post customer payments onto the system and allocate as required

To promptly deal with customer queries, including copy PODs (proof of delivery) and invoices to ensure payment is received.

To print off debit notes as they are received by email from customers.

To register and distribute the quantity debit notes for authorisation by the Order Office.

To obtain PODs where a customer is disputing a delivery.

To assist in all sales ledger filing.

General Admin

 To assist in the daily post rota to open, sort and distribute the post for the accounts department.

To post the monthly site petty cash journals onto the system and ensure the balances on the ledger agree to the site petty cash summaries.

To maintain the stationery stock level for the Accounts department ensuring supplies are continuous and not excessive.

To prepare any ad hoc reports or carry out any other tasks as required by the Credit Controller, Central Management Accountant and Financial Controller.

If you would like to apply for this role then please send your cv to me today.

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