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Accounts Assistant



Ref DS8592

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Accounts Assistant - Falmouth - To: £26,000 + AAT study support

Trial Balance Consulting have been engaged by a bespoke, internationally trading manufacturing business who lead the way in their sector through technology and innovation. The company currently seeks to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their UK finance team, a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious junior accounting professional seeking to carve a long term career with a business that offers limitless progression opportunity. This is a permanent, full time opportunity that works with a highly experienced and extremely friendly finance team at their UK headquarters near Falmouth. 

Supported by the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will enjoy a broad scope of responsibilities and the opportunity to assist with interesting accounting projects, as well as playing a key role in maintaining the financial health of the business. Initially, the role will focus on the efficient function of the accounts payable and receivable function but will also work closely with the senior finance and procurement teams to assist with on ongoing projects. Key responsibilities to include: 

- Collating information from and set up new supplier and customer accounts

- Maintain and update supplier and customer records

- Create and issue customer invoices

- Generate supplier PO numbers and administer supplier payment runs

- Reconciliation of both supplier and customer accounts

- Communicate with customers with aging debt

- Act as an initial point of contact for supplier and customer queries

- Assist the FM and finance team on ad-hoc projects

For this role we seek a candidate with a minimum of 12 months experience gained in either an AP, AR or general accounting function, ideally (though not essentially), in a manufacturing, logistics or service environment. Applicants should possess a good working knowledge of MS Excel and strong aptitude to pick up new accounting platforms; this client uses a bespoke companywide ERP. 

In addition to a generous base salary, the company also promotes ongoing training and will financially support AAT studies for those that desire. The business also offers a host of generous non-financial benefits and rewards. For further details including a detailed role specification, please contact Dan Saunders quoting reference DS8592. Our client is keen to host interviews without delay so please get in touch as soon as possible if of interest.   

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