Media

Accounts Assistant

Contract Full Time

Manchester Jobs Board

Accounts Assistant | Global Media Company

12 Mth FTC

Up to £25,000

1 day in the office | Flexible

Our client is part of a Global Media company and this part of the group and is an expanding digital ecommerce business with a portfolio of products aimed at helping small online retailers sell more, through their websites and other platforms such as Amazon and eBay. With an employee-centric focus and rapid growth in the sector, the company has huge options for career progression and a fantastic work ethos.

The company has office space in both Manchester and Lancaster, however due to the global pandemic, it is also possible to work remotely.

Key responsibilities:

You will be reporting to the Company's Finance Controller and responsible for recording and maintaining company's financial transactions, such as purchases and sales invoices, and payments. You will record financial data into general ledgers, which are used to produce the balance sheet and income statement.

Sales ledger

Invoicing customers based on approved sales quotations.
Setting up cards/direct debits for new customer accounts.
Leading the review of customer accounts in the Company's accounting system to ensure that details are maintained in line with the internal control framework.
Daily processing of payments from customer's cards via payment gateways such as Sage pay/Stripe and GoCardless; initiating direct debit payments via customer invoices and importing new mandates into the company's accounting system.
Importing and reconciling the previous days transactions to customer accounts.
Working closely with the customer servicing team and management to resolve any invoice discrepancies.
Credit Control: assisting the customer servicing teams in chasing for outstanding invoices, updating customer card/direct debit details for payments and if required passing aged debt to our debt collection, creating a claim to small claims.
Recording and processing customer cancellations in line with the internal control set up by the Company's Finance Controller.

Purchase ledger

Inputting supplier invoices to Company's accounting system
Lead the review of supplier accounts in the Company's accounting system to ensure that details are maintained in line with the internal control framework.
Preparing weekly payments to process/line up in the Company's accounting system and in the bank.
Taking the lead for resolving supplier queries.
Processing supplier credits in line with the internal control set up by the Company's Finance Controller.
Reconciling supplier payments in the Company's accounting system and identify/obtain missing invoices.HR/Payroll

Assisting the Finance Controller in keeping employees' details up to date to process payroll.
Assisting the Finance Controller in preparing individual employee's monthly pay runs.Ad-Hoc responsibilities when required such as cover for absent colleagues and other minor administrative duties.

Knowledge, Skills & abilities:

Previous working experience in Accounting (Accounts assistant, Accounts admin etc.),
AAT Level 2 or equivalent preferred,
Interest in IT and Technology,
Excellent computer skills (able to use multiple CRM and Billing systems),
Possess a thorough understanding of the general ledger structure.
Hardworking with excellent attention to detail,
Ability to read and interpret accounting rules and guidance as well as perform research
and conduct investigations as necessary.
Demonstration of the highest level of integrity and trust,
Friendly and able to work independently and manage time effectively to meet individual
goals and deadlines.Other Job Benefits:

With a real emphasis on the treatment of our staff, we operate a wide number of benefits programs including access to various discounts, across many major retailers and supermarkets

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