Accounts Administrator

10.82 - 10.82 GBP Hourly + GBP10.82/hour
01 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Administrator role working for a construction company. The Accounts Administrators primary function is to manage the finance function for the company, by way of maintaining the Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers within the Sage system and production of monthly management accounts.

The Accounts Administrator position is a full time temporary - permanent position working Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm with a 4pm finish on a Friday.

Main duties for the Accounts Assistant

- Raising sales invoices via Sage 50 and CRM (Liaising to sage support to resolve issues)

- Credit control, including chasing overdue debts and posting/allocating customer receipts

- Gaining cash accounts payments before work takes place

- Processing purchase invoices

- Raising cheque and BACS payments, and allocating same on the system

- Payroll processing and tax processing

- Management of sickness, holidays, birthdays and personnel files

- Bank reconciliations and management of cash flow through bank accounts

- Production of weekly management accounts and financial report

- VAT returns

- Liaison with external accountants and agencies as required

- Management of regular company payments required so that the company plans ahead for large payments out of accounts.

- Management of legal requirements for plant and cars etc. Mots, insurance, inspections

- Management of company insurances and H & S requirements - company insurance, fire extinguishers, PAT testing, First aid kits

Person Specification

- Ideally AAT qualified (or studying towards qualification)

- Ability to chase payments in a professional manner for credit control - proactive and reactive, planning when they will be made to us to feed into cash flow reporting

- Strong interpersonal skill with the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

- Good numeracy skills

- Good communication skills

- Sound operating knowledge of Sage accounting software and reporting

Remuneration and Benefits

Holiday: Annual holiday entitlement is 20 days plus official bank holidays (increasing in line with length of service as per the handbook)

Benefits: The company will be entering into a private healthcare scheme which will be offered to all full time employees following 12 months service. Should the employee wish to add additional cover items or additional family members onto the policy, this can be arranged for the appropriate deduction from salary each month. Note this is a taxable benefit.

Pension: The company has a contributory Company Pension Scheme following 6 months service.

Car: Mileage incurred in company business, will be paid at 35p a mile on the completion and authorisation of an expenses sheet.

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