Our client, a successful manufacturing organisation in Coventry is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their growing team.
Support the Finance Manager with all bank transactions are recorded accurately and on time in the general ledger so that all of the company bank accounts reconcile periodically. To provide management information accurately and on time.
You will be responsible for
Accounts Payable (AP)
Accounts Receivable (AR)
Transactions through the company bank accounts to the General Ledger (GL) so that all receipts and payments are captured.
Allocate all transactions recorded in the GL to bank statements to highlight any discrepancies which need correction.
Reconciliations between bank statements and the GL for all company bank accounts (UK, France, Sweden & Australia) for manager review and sign off to ensure completeness of bank postings.
Maintain bank statement files for all bank accounts (UK, France, Sweden & Australia) to comply with company and statutory record keeping.
Update cashflow forecast spreadsheets with actual bank receipts and payments for UK and France so that management can assess cash availability.
Maintain file of direct debit information for VAT purposes to comply with VAT rules.
Validate and process UK employee expense claims, including verifying of foreign distributor Sales Representative expenses to ensure business expenses are recorded in the financial systems of the company in a timely manner.
Provide cover for the Accounts Payable Administrator role including invoice processing and matching, running the BACS payment reports particularly during holiday periods, to ensure that suppliers continue to be paid on time.
Distribute company sales figures daily.
The successful candidate must have:
Knowledge of basic accounting principles – understand debits and credits
Ability to translate foreign currency transactions
Basic level excel
Previous experience of performing bank reconciliations and posting entries to the general ledger.