Accounts Administrator

England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£20000 - £24000 per annum + Pro-Rata 20-25hrs PW
26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
Leicestershire Jobs
Job Title
Credit Controller
Contract Type
Part Time
11750 - Accounts Administrator (Part-Time) Job Spec
Location: Leicester

Paul Mitchell Associates are proud to be working with our client - an established international manufacturing group with UK operations based in Leicester - who are seeking to recruit an experienced Accounts Administrator on a part-time permanent basis.

This is a newly created position, created in part in response to the growing customer demand, but also forming part of the MD's 5-year strategic growth plan.

Reporting to the Accounts Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the companies accounting function - predominantly with circa 75% emphasis on credit control - processing information in line with company policies and procedures. A full breakdown of duties can be found below.

They are a close-knit team, so personality fit is just as equally important as qualifications. If you're interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11750) on 0116 254 9404.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

*Maintaining the Accounts Department email inbox, responding to queries & requests in a timely manner,
*Credit control, daily processing of customer payments,
*Maintaining accurate records on SAP,
*Proactively manage customer "On Stop" accounts,
*Customer credit control duties (via email & telephone) and maintaining accurate records of contact / discussions,
*Administering debtors who require solicitor communication,
*Produce weekly overdue debt reports to be issued to Sales Reps,
*Produce and send monthly customer statements and dunning letters in line with agreed schedules,
*Ensure purchase orders / contracts match purchase invoices and process entries,
*Process monthly payment runs for aged creditors,
*Process adhoc payments to suppliers as required,
*Answer telephone calls coming into the department and respond to enquiries (incl. sending copy invoices and PODs to customers, processing credit card payments)
*Carry out any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Accounts Manager which may include:
-Assisting with month-end management accounts (incl. accruals & calculation of bonus commissions),
-Prepare, reconcile and submit Intrastat statutory report monthly and EC Sales statutory report quarterly,
-Reconciling bank statements,
*Administering customer write offs & bad debt journals.

Reporting to: Accounts Manager

*A background in company accounting (ideally 3-years+ industry, engineering & manufacturing sectors),
*A 'can-do' attitude,
*Good numerical, analytical skills with attention to detail and consistent accuracy
*Knowledge of financial and accounting systems,
*Ability to use and maintain accurate customer records,
*Possess excellent communication and customer facing skills - written and oral,
*Be highly organised, self-motivated, assertive, proactive & demonstrate initiative,
*Ability to work coherently as part of the accounts team, and in the absence of the Accounts Manager,
*Ability to use of Microsoft packages incl. Excel and Outlook. SAP experience would be a distinct advantage.

Salary Package
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary £20,000 - £24,000 Full-time Equivalent (£11 to £12 per hour)
*Hours: Part-Time, 5-part-days per week
*Holiday: 20 Days + STAT
*Generous Company Pension Scheme
*Free On-Site Parking

If you - or someone you know - are interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, APPLY ONLINE NOW or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11750) on 0116 254 9404.

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