Our client is a well-established manufacturing business and is part of an international group based in Telford.
As part of the strategy for continuous improvement, the company has created a new role for an Accounts Assistant to be the main point of contact for the purchase ledger function and processing the hourly paid payroll.
Your role as Accounts Assistant will be all-encompassing:
Process supplier invoices, ensuring that invoices are matched to delivery notes and approved before passing for payment;
Deal with supplier invoice queries and monitor the invoice log to ensure that invoices are dealt with in a timely manner;
Raise supplier payments; mid-month, month end and any ad-hoc payments;
Document management (scanning, digital imaging, filing, document destruction);
Control the petty cash tins (Sterling and Euro’s);
Process the four-weekly wages using Cintra payroll software;
Process wages journal and accrue for unpaid wages at the month end;
Raise HMRC, payroll and all other non-purchase ledger payments;
Assist with requests from external auditors as part of the year end process;
Support the Accounts Department with additional ad hoc tasks as delegated by the Financial Controller & Company Secretary.
Ideally, you will have:
Previous experience of working in an accounts environment in a medium to large-sized business;
Previous purchase ledger experience is essential;
Prior payroll experience is advantageous but not essential.
IT skills and SAP skills would be advantageous;
The ability to work under pressure;
Attention to detail and the ability to ensure that tasks are completed accurately;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
A proactive and creative approach to their tasks and responsibilities;
Forward thinking and a willingness to embrace change;
Flexibility as a team player with the ability to work on their initiative;
Commitment and determination to succeed.
The package the company is offering would be:
Salary – up to £25,000 dependent on experience.
Pension Defined contribution pension scheme with matching employer contribution of 5%
Death in service (3 times salary)
Permanent health / income protection insurance.
Employee assistance program.
Job Industries:Manufacturing and Production
Job Locations:Telford, Shropshire
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