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Account Assistant – Welcome bonus up to £500

Purpose of the role:

To support the Financial Controller in the daily duties of the Finance Department.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts, and year end accounts.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, including the bank accounts and balance sheet accounts,
  • Maintenance of prepayments and accruals as required,
  • Analysis of cost centres to ensure correct costings,
  • Debtor ledger maintenance, including invoicing, customer contact and cash allocation,
  • Printing non-consolidated invoices- daily. Generating customer statement and Pharmacy fees invoices,
  • Setting up new sales accounts and maintaining them, including regular credit checks
  • Updating the fixed asset and capitalising asset according to capex policy,
  • Maintaining petty cash and reconciling on monthly basis and Credit card expense reconciliation,
  • Updating the cash flow forecast for review by the Financial Controller,
  • Maintain effective communication with customers and suppliers,
  • Providing cover for the Purchase Ledger Manager to include: –
    • Managing the inputting of purchase invoices and credit notes using the Sage 200 system,
    • Aged creditor review on regular interval and reviewing terms with procurement team,
    • Maintaining supplier master report and updating with procurement team.
  • Supporting Financial Controller and CFO in any other tasks requested,
  • Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management,
  • This job description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and may be reviewed in the future depending upon operational requirements and staffing.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, thoroughness, and mathematical abilities.
  • IT literate MS Office
  • Previous experience in a finance role
  • Management experience (not essential)
  • Sage experience (not essential)

Ashtons are offering a £500 welcome bonus to all successful new hires who apply direct to the Company (subject to terms and conditions).

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