- Job Reference: 11307
- Date Posted: 10 September 2019
- Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
- Location: Leicester
- Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
- Bonus/Benefits: Hol: 23+STAT, Com. Pension, Study Support
- Sector: Accounting & Finance
- Job Type: Permanent
- Duration: Permanent
- Work Hours: Full Time
11307 - Accounts Assistant Job Spec
Our Client, a long-established successful product manufacturer & distribution firm based in Leicester, are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.
The successful candidate would be working within a small, friendly team at their Leicester Head office (£3.5m t/o), also supporting operations at their abroad office ($4m t/o). Reporting directed to senior management, the role is varied and offers opportunities for professional development and, in time, promotion opportunities internally.
*Purchase & sales ledger (multiple currencies),
*Bank reconciliations (9x accounts / foreign currency accounts),
*Bi-monthly payment runs,
*Invoicing & credit notes,
*Expense claims, company credit cards & petty cash,
*Calculation & payment of agents' commission,
*Liaising with external auditors,
*Cash management incl. foreign exchange hedging,
*Creating of shipments for arriving stock - duty / freight / intrastat coding,
*Arranging container arrivals,
*Computer system support contact,
*WEEE & packaging returns,
*EC sales reporting,
Reporting to: Company Accountant / Managing Director
*Min. Qualifications: part or fully qualified AAT,
*Preferred Systems: ERP (Kerridge K8), MS Office incl. Excel & Word,
*Notice: ideal start October 2019… but the Client would wait for the right candidate,
*Be capable of taking complex instructions, carrying these out to a high standard and making decisions in a timely manner,
*A self-starter & proactive, capable of acting independently and be confident in asking for guidance when required,
*Fluent in written & spoken English,
*Must be able to use own initiative to gain a business advantage.
This is a superb opportunity to work for a company with not only a strong UK presence, but also an International one. The business rarely recruits and has a friendly & settled, stable team.
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Annual Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (subject to experience)
*Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am - 5:30pm, Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm (1hr lunch)
*Holiday: 31 Days (23+STAT)
*Opportunity for study support / long-term progression
*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: 11307) on 0116 254 9404.
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