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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + study support
REF: SM 141218_1570699229
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a truly impressive UK business with head office in Watford are looking to source an ambitious Accounts Assistant to join their growing finance team. This is a company who have shown remarkable growth over the last few years and are set to become one of the market leaders in their sector.

Key Responsibilities:
- Delivering timely and accurate invoicing to clients
- Maintain control and visibility of trade debtors through effective reporting.
- Helping to provide and communicate timely and accurate information to management to aid decision making.
- Calculation and compilation of invoices for clients.
- Payment assurance: monitoring & following up with clients
- Bank reconciliation relating to client payments
- Bookkeeping: Positing journals to Sage relating to invoices and related payments
- Client Suitability Assessment: Conducting and analysing credit check & cash flow forecast
- Work with the team Manager and with Sales to adjust commercials accordingly and ensure risks identified during the client suitability assessment are understood & escalated
- Help establish and maintain robust controls, accounting policies and best practice within the finance team.

This role would suit an ambitious Part-Qualified Accountant with at least 1 to 2 years' experience in a similar finance related role. A specific background in Accounts Receivable / Credit Control would be preferred. Excellent communication skills will be essential as there is daily communication with internal and external stakeholders. The business is one that has shown impressive growth over the last few years and as a result the culture is fast-paced, dynamic and internal progression is regularly encouraged.

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