Accounts Administrator Part-Time

  • Job Reference: 11666
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £20,000 to £24,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 5-part days 4 hrs per day, pension etc
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

11666 - Accounts Administrator (Part-Time) Job Spec
Location: Leicester

Summary
Paul Mitchell Associates are proud to be working exclusively with our client - an internationally renowned manufacturing group with UK operations based in Leicester - who are seeking to recruit an experienced Accounts Administrator on a part-time permanent basis.

This is a newly created position, created in part in response to the growing customer demand, but also forming part of the MD's 5-year strategic growth plan.

Reporting to the Accounts Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the companies accounting function, processing information in line with company policies and procedures. A full breakdown of duties can be found below.

They are a close-knit team, so personality fit is just as equally important as qualifications. If you're interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11666) on 0116 254 9404.


Responsibilities
⦁Maintaining the Accounts Department email inbox, responding to queries & requests in a timely manner,
⦁Daily processing of customer payments,
⦁Proactively manage customer "On Stop" accounts,
⦁Customer credit control duties (via email & telephone) and maintaining accurate records of contact / discussions,
⦁Administering debtors requiring solicitor communication,
⦁Produce weekly overdue debt reports to be issued to Sales Representatives,
⦁Produce and send monthly customer statements and dunning letters in line with agreed schedules,
⦁Ensure purchase orders / contracts match purchase invoices and process entries,
⦁Process monthly payment runs for aged creditors,
⦁Process adhoc payments to suppliers as required,
⦁Answer telephone calls coming into the department and respond to enquiries (incl. sending copy invoices and PODs to customers, processing credit card payments)
⦁Carry out any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Accounts Manager which may include:
⦁Assisting with month-end management accounts (incl. accruals & calculation of bonus commissions),
⦁Prepare, reconcile and submit Intrastat statutory report monthly and EC Sales statutory report quarterly,
⦁Reconciling bank statements,
⦁Administering customer write offs & bad debt journals.

Reporting to: Accounts Manager


Requirements
⦁A background in company accounting (ideally industry, engineering & manufacturing sectors)
⦁A 'can-do' attitude
⦁Good numerical, analytical skills with attention to detail and consistent accuracy
⦁Knowledge of financial and accounting systems
⦁Ability to use and maintain accurate customer records
⦁Possess excellent communication and customer facing skills - written and oral
⦁Be highly organised, self-motivated, assertive, proactive & demonstrate initiative
⦁Ability to work coherently as part of the accounts team, and in the absence of the Accounts Manager
⦁Ability to use of Microsoft packages including Excel and Outlook


Salary Package
⦁Appointment Type: Permanent
⦁Salary £20,000 - £24,000 Full-time Equivalent
⦁Hours: Part-Time, 5 Part-Days (circa 20hrs per week)
⦁Holiday: 20 Days + STAT
⦁Generous Company Pension Scheme
⦁Free On-Site Parking


If you're interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11666) on 0116 254 9404.

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