Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Switch Jobs Ltd
Location
Lichfield
Salary
£18000 - £22000/annum
Posted
18 Dec 2018
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join this busy finance team for this successful and established company.

The successful candidate will be experienced within this area, reporting to the Finance Manager and be responsible for supporting the accounts department in all areas including credit control and sales ledger. The role would suit a commercially aware, confident and resilient character.

The Role:

* General accounts admin support

* Ensuring payments are made and the debtor ledger is kept free of queries

* Monitor debtors against targets and report and manage overdue debt

* Liaising with other departments on a regular basis.

* Coordinating debts of existing customers

* Managing debt recovery

* Chasing all accounts

* Credit checking

* Negotiating repayment plans

* Agreeing and setting time-scales for debt repayment

* Checking credit ratings

* Maintaining relationships with clients to ensure payment of invoices

* Preparing monthly reports for Director

* Liaising with internal departments regarding accounts

The Candidate:

• 2+ years within an accounts support role / credit control or sales ledger
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Able to liaise with people at all levels and establish good working relationships
• Excellent time management and organisational skills
• IT Literate – Inc. good Excel
• Good working knowledge of accountancy packages (Sage/Quick books desirable)
• Numerate and analytical
• Flexible team player

Additional Information:

• Full time / perm
• Great working environment; welcoming and supportive
• Training provided
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Private health care, pension scheme, life insurance and staff purchase scheme

• Free parking

Please forward your CV for immediate interview

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