As Assistance Accountant, the role is key to the success of the business and supports both the finance and customer service teams. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will perform full function AR responsibilities (75%) and credit control, including but not limited to; Maintaining regular contact with debtors to devise payment plans within credit terms Reviewing debtor reconciliations, trial balances and ledgers Perform quality assurance checks on invoices prior to generating and dispatching invoices from the billing system to our customers Monitoring debtor payment histories, with collection of debtors outstanding Completing receipting and monthly reporting Managing a shared mailbox, resolving requests and queries daily Data entry into an ERP system Providing ad-hoc assistance to the finance team as required Accounts Payable (25%) Data entry - app. 10 per day Organise weekly payment run for Finance Controller Suppliers statement reconciliation.
What You'll Need to Succeed: You'll enjoy working under pressure and understand the importance of meeting deadlines, whilst having an empathetic approach to collections. You'll be a self-managed 'go getter', in addition to having: A minimum of 3 years' experience within a high-volume AR role (app. 800 per month) Experience within retail industries is highly regarded Ability to confidently communicate with a broad range of stakeholders Strong organisation and problem-solving skills A positive approach to work and enjoy being part of a small team Prior SAGE300 Advanced experience is preferred Experience in providing B2B and B2C billing and accounts receivable services.
Exposure to foreign currency transactions highly desirable. Answering phone calls and emails regarding all payment, statement, invoice, credit information. Receiving and posting customer payments by recording cash, checks, credit card and EFT transactions.
Posting revenues by verifying and entering transactions form local and international deposits. Resolving collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line and coordinating collections. Summarising receivables by maintaining invoice and payment accounts, verifying totals and preparing reports.