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Accounts Administrator (with study support)

Location: CHALFONT ST. PETER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Salary: 20000 - 24000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3159539
We are seeking a candidate educated to degree level or equivalent. The client will offer study support and the role will have the potential to progress in due course.
Please note there is no car parking on site. 
The successful candidate will report to the Head of Credit Control and work closely alongside the other staff in this department. The Head Office accounts team covers all aspects of finance including credit control. Key tasks will include:

o Dealing with customers located in different geographies, mainly Europe, USA and Australia, via telephone/fax/email to chase outstanding debt
o Maintenance of customer accounts including undertaking complex reconciliations
o Liaising with overseas agents to facilitate cash collection
o Ensuring all invoicing queries are forwarded and resolved by the relevant departments
o Liaising with invoicing department on e-billing and other relevant accounts
o Supporting and cover for maintaining cash sheets for customer payments
o Support and cover for posting cash against remittance advices
o Assisting when required with completion of bank reconciliations
o Downloading daily payments from Barclays online banking into monthly cash sheets (multiple currencies)
o Posting all incoming payments on a daily basis
o Processing and posting credit card payments
o Contacting clients for remittance advices when required
o Liaising with Inovia billing department when payment details are missing
o Weekly analysis of the two suspense accounts
o Notifying credit controllers of on account payments
o Any other duties as required

Qualifications and experience

o Relevant experience in a high paced working environment
o Educated to degree level and pursuing accounting qualification
o Understanding of multi-currency environment
o Excellent communications skills
o Great attention to detail
o Able to prioritise workload
o Flexible and willing to work as part of a team or on their own initiative
o Knowledge of Word and Excel required
o Knowledge of Agresso would be an advantage

The salary for this position is £24,000 per annum.

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