Accounts Administrator (Part-Time)

Job Description

11750 – 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: 11750) 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: 11750) on 0116 254 9404.