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Finance Assistant

  • Location: Fareham
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JEC9654/38
  • Salary: £19,000
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Job description

A Hi-Tech business with a global footprint is looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to their accounting team, who will oversee the sales ledger, assist with data collection in Credit Control and oversee the purchase ledger areas.

It's an outstanding opportunity to join an already successful business and due to an employee relocating to Europe, this position is now available.

Sales Ledger:

> Setting up new customers on the accounting system.
> Setting up clients on the credit system, processing application forms, and obtaining recommendations for setting limits of credit
> Liaise with the sales department on queries regarding the setting up of new customer accounts
> Daily dispatch notes and prepare to raise sales invoices.
> Customer payment processing
> Raise sales invoices on instructions from the sales department
> Report on payment status
> Send Bi-monthly statements to customer
> File and store sales orders and sales invoices each month

Credit Control:

> Refer customers in arrears to the Management Accountant
> Ensure that the sales team are continuously informed of problematic customers with the look at gaining a quick resolution.
> Ensuring that a client who is currently hold
> Promptly send copies of invoices to customers.

Purchase Ledger:

> Processing of supplier invoices into the company's accounting System
> Professionally deal with all queries that the supply chain have with the business on outstanding accounts and non-paid invoices either by telephone, email or by letter
> Send remittance notices to suppliers after processing payments.
> Assist in regular reconciling of supplier statements.
> Scan and log supplier invoices in monthly folders for fast access


> General administration around the area of the accounting department

The ideal candidate:

The ideal person for this position will be experienced within a similar position and preferably with the first level of AAT completed. Salary will be dependant on experience.
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