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Job Description

  • Job Reference:966741CV_1631029853

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Chad Vigano

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Graduate - Accounts Assistant

  • Job Salary: £20000 - £21000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Portfolio Credit Control are working with a well-established organisation based south-west of Manchester, looking to take on an entry-level Accounts Assistant. This is a fundamental role where the relevant candidate will fit into a well-established team. The role will be best suited to someone who has a finance relatable degree and ideally some form of work experience or industry exposure.

Role & Responsibilities

* Responsible for managing all aspects of the Sterling, Euro and Dollar Purchase Ledger;
* Recording and processing purchase invoices accurately and ensuring all invoices are correctly authorised;
* Responsible for carrying out monthly supplier statement reconciliations prior to payment;
* Producing two supplier payment runs a month and setting up on internet banking for approval by Finance Director;
* Processing daily sales invoices, uploading on to accounting system and factors accounts and producing daily sales reports distributed across the business;
* Responsible for posting cash to the Purchase and Sales Ledger and carry out month end reconciliations;
* Processing new customer applications, requesting changes in credit limits and updating customer details with the Factoring company;
* Preparing daily bank reconciliations across all bank accounts and receipts and payments are correctly recorded and allocated;
* Responsible for managing the Sterling petty cash and processing transactions on the accounting system;
* Checking of carriage invoices to quotes prior to authorisation;
* Processing debit/credit card payments from customers;
* Submitting monthly Intrastat arrivals;
* Preparing weekly payroll from wages sheets provided using Sage Payroll system and setting up on internet banking for approval by Finance Director;
* Main point of contact with suppliers in terms of dealing with queries and requests and maintaining accurate details of existing suppliers;
* Work within guidelines and report to the Finance Director on outstanding issues;
* Use initiative and imagination to achieve results;
* Handle queries and resolves problems within company guidelines and policy;
* Suggesting improvements to systems or methods of working;
* Covering other duties in the department as required;
* Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by Management

Skills & Attributes

* Strong communication skills and ability to establish and maintain good relationships;
* Excellent attention to detail and reconciliation of supplier accounts, capable of identifying and resolving wider issues;
* Genuine enthusiasm for providing a high standard of customer service and an ability to promote a positive attitude within a Finance team of four;
* Well organised with an ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands effectively;
* Prior experience of Sage Line 50 accounting package is desirable but not essential;

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