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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haslemere
Salary: £20-25,000
REF: 535/14
Contact Name: Janice Garbett
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Accounts Assistant, Haslemere - £20-25,000

Our client, based in Haslemere, is seeking an energetic Accounts Assistant to join their busy Finance team. The successful candidate will be a good “all-rounder” with a proven accounts background. The successful candidate will report to the Finance Controller of the Group and will be responsible for the production and processing of the Sales Ledger of the UK Trading companies and processing the inter-company transactions from within the group. Responsibilities will also include VAT Returns, Trial Balance reconciliations, Inter-company account reconciliations, Payroll assistance and some analysis reporting.  Study support package available for the right individual.  

Accounts Assistant Main Duties

  • Setting up new accounts

  • Sales invoicing

  • Credit Control including updating of database, telephone calls, handling customer queries and bad debts, sending emails and statements.

  • Processing of Inter-company purchase invoices into Foreign currency spreadsheet

  • Preparing remittance advices for payments to Overseas’ subsidiary.

  • Preparing Intrastat reports for imports/exports and uploading to HMRC

  • Payroll administration – knowledge preferred but not essential

  • VAT Returns

  • General office duties

Accounts Assistant Key Skills & Personal Characteristics

  • Proven accounts background

  • AAT or similar (Part qualified and continuing to study will be considered)

  • Good knowledge of Sage 50 plus MS Office, particularly Excel and Word

  • Good communicator

  • Flexible & adaptable with “can do” attitude

  • Numerate and methodical

  • Ability to remain effective under pressure

Salary & Benefits

  • £20-25,000

  • Monday to Friday 8.30-5.00

  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 plus BHs

  • Pension

  • Parking