Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Ayr, South Ayrshire
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 21000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Administrator

Accounts Administrator required for a highly successful organisation based in Ayr. This is a varied role looking for someone with some previous Accounts Administration experience. This company offers great benefits as well as future opportunites.

Your role will be to:

  • Assist with credit control. To include; routine letters and telephone calls to customers, regularly review customers credit limits, maintain new customer forms, review aged debtor list, liaise with foreign customer service staff for overdue invoices, provide copy invoices to customers, produce monthly statements, update on hold lists and establish relationships with customer accounting departments.

  • Set up new customer accounts and using guidelines, allocate credit limits.

  • Routinely update sales ledger accounts with contact details and correct default details. Deal with disputed invoices and resolve in a timely manner.

  • Review and post monthly expense claims.

  • Post cashbook transactions.

  • Deposit cheques at the bank weekly. Assume responsibility for encouraging customers to by BACS rather than cheques.

  • Answer telephone, redirect calls and take messages. Distribute incoming mail and process incoming / outgoing mail.

  • Assist visitors to the business, ensuring they follow correct procedures for signing in.

  • Process all purchase invoices and credit notes, ensure correct prices and agree to delivery notes and purchase orders. Liaise with the Materials department when discrepancies exist. Ensure stock items are correctly valued when invoices are entered to ensure accurate stock valuations.

  • Regularly reconcile supplier statements.

  • Maintain an effective filing system to allow easy retrieval of purchase records.

  • Any other relevant duties.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Previous experience in similar role

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Be able to work to tight deadlines

  • Proficient in Microsoft packages

  • Knowledge of SAGE systems would be helpful

  • A qualification in administration and/or accounts would be desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an increasingly expanding organisation that offers great company benefits. If you are interested in applying, don't delay and send your CV in asap for this fantastic role!

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