Accounts Assistant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 20/09/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06070-0011166407

 

Robert Half is recruiting an Accounts Assistant for a long serving client based in Ocean Village in Southampton. In this role, you will be responsible for matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, data entry and assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R). This dynamic team environment offers you a great work space/office, excellent benefits and great career advancement opportunity. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Support accounts payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching & filing
  • Support Accounts Receivable: process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance
  • General accounting and administration support: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
  • Correct transaction documents, which may require revision of other documents or entries as well as the original; may initiate other actions
  • Code documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes.
  • Prepare statements and reports that require utilisation of a variety of sources
  • Post financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers, manually or by electronic equipment
  • Reconcile discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognising the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
  • Assist in budgetary control by monitoring budgets and originating or verifying adjustments and transfers
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned

Skills/Qualifications

  • AAT or BS/BA in Accounting preferred
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Sage are preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail are critical

Salary & Benefits

  • Circa £12ph plus holiday pay
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tea and Coffee

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information: www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice.

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