Accounts Administrator

Job Title: Accounts Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Shrewsbury
Salary: £9.49 - £10.54 per hour
Start Date: 2019-05-22 00:00:00
Reference: 051106579
Contact Name: Stephanie Bailey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 17:19

Job Description

My Shrewsbury based client is looking for an experienced temporary accounts assistant/purchase ledger

The role is Monday- Thursday 8.30-5.00 and Fridays are 8.30 -4.00. The pay will be £18,000 - £20,000 depending on experience.


Accounts responsibilities:
• Reporting to the Finance Supervisor, the post holder will provide general accounting & administrative support to all branch activities
• Mail Order customer receipts through the bank import programme by allocating the receipts against the appropriate invoices and credit notes
• Liaise with the Senior Accounts Assistant in Holland regarding refunds
• Liaise with the business's customer service departments with regards to discrepancies

Purchase Ledger Responsibilities:
• Check, process and scan all UK, Dutch and Lithuanian supplier invoices utilising the Sage 1000 ledger system
• Liaise effectively with external suppliers
• Complete supplier reconciliation forms
• Check supplier statements
• Check aged creditors report
• Process month end procedures for P.O.P and Purchase Ledger
• Perform general financial and administrative duties, as necessary to meet the objectives agreed for the finance department
Skills, Abilities, Personal Attributes
• A formal accounting qualification (AAT or equivalent) is desirable, but not essential, as adequate "on the job" training will be provided
• Accounting/ledger experience in a multi-currency environment is desirable
• Experience of sales ledger procedures, particularly cash allocation, in a computerised environment is desirable
• A self-starter and disciplined lone worker yet able to work well as part of a team
• Excellent attention to detail
• Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office, and in particular Excel
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to work under pressure and to tight month end deadlines
• Experience of having worked in an industrial/commercial accounts office is strongly preferred whilst experience in an SME (small/medium enterprise) environment is desirable

Benefits include
• Negotiable salary dependent on experience
• Holiday entitlement starts at 28 days (including statutory bank & public holidays), rising to 35 days after 2 continuous years of service (including statutory bank & public holidays)
• Pension Scheme
• Attractive country side location with ample parking

Please call Steph Bailey on 01952 291250 if you would like further information on the role