Accounts Administrator

West Bromwich Commercial
9.49 - 10.54 GBP Hourly
16 May 2019
31 May 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
My Shrewsbury based client is looking for an experienced temporary accounts assistant/purchase ledger

The role is Monday- Thursday 8.30-5.00 and Fridays are 8.30 -4.00. The pay will be GBP18,000 - GBP20,000 depending on experience.


Accounts responsibilities:

• Reporting to the Finance Supervisor, the post holder will provide general accounting & administrative support to all branch activities

• Mail Order customer receipts through the bank import programme by allocating the receipts against the appropriate invoices and credit notes

• Liaise with the Senior Accounts Assistant in Holland regarding refunds

• Liaise with the business's customer service departments with regards to discrepancies

Purchase Ledger Responsibilities:

• Check, process and scan all UK, Dutch and Lithuanian supplier invoices utilising the Sage 1000 ledger system

• Liaise effectively with external suppliers

• Complete supplier reconciliation forms

• Check supplier statements

• Check aged creditors report

• Process month end procedures for P.O.P and Purchase Ledger

• Perform general financial and administrative duties, as necessary to meet the objectives agreed for the finance department

Skills, Abilities, Personal Attributes

• A formal accounting qualification (AAT or equivalent) is desirable, but not essential, as adequate "on the job" training will be provided

• Accounting/ledger experience in a multi-currency environment is desirable

• Experience of sales ledger procedures, particularly cash allocation, in a computerised environment is desirable

• A self-starter and disciplined lone worker yet able to work well as part of a team

• Excellent attention to detail

• Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office, and in particular Excel

• Excellent communication skills

• Able to work under pressure and to tight month end deadlines

• Experience of having worked in an industrial/commercial accounts office is strongly preferred whilst experience in an SME (small/medium enterprise) environment is desirable

Benefits include

• Negotiable salary dependent on experience

• Holiday entitlement starts at 28 days (including statutory bank & public holidays), rising to 35 days after 2 continuous years of service (including statutory bank & public holidays)

• Pension Scheme

• Attractive country side location with ample parking

Please call Steph Bailey on if you would like further information on the role