Accounts Assistant l East Sussex

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Accounts Assistant l East Sussex

Heathfield, East Sussex
£14.00 - £15 per hour
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Georgina Hayes
Head of Temp & Interim
+44 1273 827477
+44 74413 42545

Are you an experienced finance professional looking to join an established finance team in East Sussex?

We are working with a business who are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Accounts Assistant to play a pivotal part in the team ensuring all finance functions are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all purchase invoices are appropriately approved within agreed deadlines.
  • Accurately code and post all invoices/credit notes.
  • Ensure all payments are correctly allocated.
  • Reconcile all purchase ledger accounts with supplier statements.
  • Chase supplier invoices and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Manage historic purchase ledger to investigate and clear debit balances.
  • Set up bank payments for approval.
  • Assist with the sales ledger, raising sales invoices for commercial waste and skip hire.
  • Assist with credit control.
  • Scan and file documentation.
  • Perform any other ad hoc duties as required.

Key Competencies:

  • Initiative to resolve queries from internal and external sources.
  • Ability to define work priorities and maximise use of time.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong team player.
  • Effective communication skills.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in a finance role.
  • Understanding of accounting procedures and reconciliation techniques.
  • Ability to process high volumes of work while maintaining high accuracy.
  • Experience using an accounting software package and Excel.
  • SAP accounting software experience is an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • A can-do attitude.

Due to the remote location of offices, a car driver is essential.
Full time office based working.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.