Accounts Assistant

  • £22,000 - £25,000pa
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Reed Specialist Recruitment

My client is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join its friendly team.

Role purpose:

To work closely with the sales team to ensure that all hospitality events are invoiced and payments received

To maintain reconciliations and accuracy in all banking transactions

To provide support for Accountant

Responsibilities include:

Liaising with the sales team to ensure confirmed contracts are invoiced

Invoicing and recording deposits & stage payments for function events

Monitoring and invoicing any financial additions to events and ensuring all monies are settled in full prior to events

Ensuring final invoices are raised following the function and appropriate re-charges are made

Ensuring post event debts are settled within 14 days

Producing and distributing weekly sales reports

Producing and distribute weekly and monthly accommodation sales reports

Bank reconciliation

Ensuring all payments received are banked in a timely fashion

Ensuring intercompany accounts balance and investigating any discrepancies

Posting payments and receipts into the cash book

Month end journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations

Maintaining eshop records and ensurung payments are allocated correctly

Assisting with sales ledger invoicing

Assisting with ad hoc accounts projects and day-to-day accounts administration

Skills and Experience:

Studying AAT or AAT qualfied or qualified by experience

Experience of working in an accounts role

Accurate invoicing and debtor balance management

Accurate record keeping

Adherence to deadlines

A self-starter with initiative

A person who is seeking a challenge and an opportunity to flourish in a role which requires a ownership and accountability

A positive, can-do attitude

A proven track record of reliability and excellent communication skills

Detail orientated, methodical and have a high attention to detail

If you have a good background in a similar role, are used to thinking on your feet and finding solutions and, want to work in a busy environment, then please apply on-line immediately!

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  • Reference: NW - 0005 471A