I am currently recruiting for an international client based in Leatherhead. The company are seeking a AP/AR Junior Accounts Assistant to join the finance team. The role is very varied and has aspects of both Accounts payable and Accounts receivable duties.
This role will suit someone who is new into the field or has just graduated with a degree relating to Finance or / and is looking for a role within Finance. This role is a fantastic opportunity to learn and grow lots within Accountancy and is a great platform into the industry.
Provide effective customer management of queries relating to the operation of their trading account.
Identify all due for payment accounts through the use of SAP system and reports.
Meet collection targets agreed, by pro-active Credit Control through telephone and other appropriate media
Maintain the Customer Master File and open new accounts and obtain reports as required.
Whilst maintaining good customer relations to retain business, collect trade debt within the agreed credit limit and clear any excess balance with immediate effect.
Run invoices daily and check prior to posting, produce daily reports showing orders unable to be invoiced and distribute to the relevant people for resolution.
Allocate daily cash, ensure all items are allocated and customer accounts are kept as clean as possible.
Batching and coding purchase ledger invoices
Ensure all incoming invoices unable to be posted are logged daily
Prepare daily manual payments and monthly payment run files in all currencies for signature within deadlines.
Enter manual payments in all currencies onto the bank line system within deadline to be sent.
Upload all monthly payment runs onto the bank line system within deadlines to be sent.
It is essential for the candidate to have some office environment experience, however this could be your first position in an Accounting department. You will also require to be highly numerate and have strong Excel skills.
Previous Accounting Experience, studying AAT and knowledge of the software package SAP would be advantageous