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Department: Accounts
Responsible to: Company Accountant

The Role

This is a very busy and varied role assisting the Company Accountant with day-to-day accounting duties to ensure the efficient running of the Accounts Department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing assistance to the Company Accountant
  • Basic office duties, which include scanning, filing, answering phones, processing mail, handling emails and dealing with queries and resolving them in a timely manner.
  • Processing incoming payments against Advisor orders (Marking up all the payments that come in against the orders).
  • Processing incoming payments against invoices (Letting staff know invoice has been paid).
  • Post incoming receipts for Credit/Debit cards to SAGE.
  • Post incoming receipts for Cheques to SAGE – complete daily banking spreadsheet for postal banking.
  • Posting incoming receipts for BACS to SAGE.
  • Liaising with Advisors.
  • Dealing with queries by telephone and email (order queries, payment queries etc.)
  • Processing Direct Debits and raising invoices.
  • Producing receipts.
  • Raising Cheque payments.
  • Some purchase ledger, not credit control.
  • Dealing with the petty cash.
  • Other ad hoc duties that may be required time to time.
  • Posting Company credit cards
  • Timesheets – collating Staff overtime sheets/commissions bonus
  • Reconciliations and Suspense Account
  • Make appropriate recommendations for service improvement
  • Undertake any other appropriate duties as may be required.
  • Attend and complete relevant training.
  • Co-operate with and take part in the business’s appraisal process.
  • Demonstrate support for the business’s development and values.

Key Knowledge & Required Skills

  • You must have a background in accounts with a good knowledge of basic principles.
  • IT literate with a good knowledge of MS Office and Sage 50.
  • You must be able to work efficiently and accurately whilst multitasking and remaining positive and motivated.
  • You must have excellent administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage others’ workloads.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to solve problems, make reasoned judgements and take decisions.
  • Reliability, integrity and discretion.

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