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Accounts Administrator

DCR 1164

Accounts Administrator

A new position for an Accounts Administrator is available working for this well established, niche forwarding agent within the small accounts team.The position includes general accounting functions including purchase ledger, credit control, queries and a number of non-operational functions. Therefore, the individual would need to have some previous accounting ability with excellent admin skills.

The role is varied and would suit someone who enjoys variety and can cope with jumping from one discipline to another.

The accounts office is also responsible for the Health Safety and Environmental system that is operated. These are both to ISO standards and are audited twice a year, the individual would be called upon to assist in some aspects of the administration of these systems when necessary, current responsibility also includes ordering stationery and mobile phone contracts.

Experience gained within forwarding/shipping or logistics would be advantageous but not an essential requirement.

The accounting aspects are:

·Assisting senior accounting staff with matching all purchase invoices to accruals in the operational system and transfer to Sage Line 50.

·Transfer sales data from operational system to Sage and review for correctness.

·Assisting Senior accounting staff with maintenance of Sales Ledger, posting receipts, issuing statements via email and performing the credit control function.

·Liaise with operational staff when copy docs are required.

·Assisting senior accounting staff with Completion of daily banking, if any and post to cash books.

·Assisting senior accounting staff with operate cash books, GBP, Dollar and Euro, perform bank reconciliations and post to General ledger.

·At quarter end assist senior accounting staff in the production of the management accounts.

I.T. Skills required.

Word (Basic use), Excel (intermediate - Look up function), Outlook, Sage Line 50.For information, the Operational system is FM3, a Platform written by Sigma Freight Systems.

The individual

The individual needs to be of a flexible nature, highly organised, a forward thinker, able to switch mindset and task at the drop of a hat. Would suit an individual who has worked in an SME and had a hand in many areas, not just the accounting areas. A good understanding of basic accounting is required

The individual needs to be balanced in nature, good humoured, with a positive outlook who enjoys putting in effort and gaining satisfaction from achieving results. Would suit someone who is looking for a long-term role in a great environment.

Terms of Employment

·Hours: Mon - Friday 9-5.30

·Salary: Dependent upon individuals experience and qualifications. Range of £23-26k

·Health cover after completion of probation. Auto enrolment pension scheme administered by Legal and general.Twenty-five days holiday per annum in addition to bank holidays.

·Nice working environment.

·Must be a clear English speaker with good verbal & written communication skills.

·Must have own transport for the commute to Colnbrook as public transport is poorly serviced

Basic Accounts Sage Clear English Communicator Good admin/IT skills
Full Time
Accounts Assistant
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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