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Accounts Assistant


St Austell

Ref EB9457

We‘ve filled this role subject to candidate commencement and/or successful probation completion. Get in touch to learn about alternative opportunities.

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Accounts Assistant - St Austell / Hybrid - £23,000- £25,000

*Please note that our client will consider applicants seeking both a full and part time working hours. Please specify preference at point of application*

Trial Balance Consulting are delighted to have been exclusively engaged by a new client, a very rapidly expanding manufacturing services business based in St. Austell. The company seeks to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their expanding team on a full time permanet basis. 

This role will be principally based in St. Austell but with definite scope for hybrid/flexible working following completion of probation. 

Working closely with your line mangers, the successful candidate will play a lead role in assisting with the company’s day-to-day bookkeeping and general accounting.  This person will also be responsible for aged debtor management and will require a professional, tactful and tenacious attitude to their work. Key responsibilities to include: 

- Assist the Finance Manager with all aspects of day-to-day accounting

- Take lead responsibility for the maintenance of the accounts payable and receivable function 

- Invoice reconciliations to be completed in a timely manner 

- Monitor accounts receivable ledger to identify clients that pose a potential financial risk

- Develop effective relationships with clients in order to manage any payment difficulties

- Ensure strict internal controls and aged debtor protocols are applied at all times

- Ensure that invoicing systems are maintained for accuracy

- Provide regular debtor reports with full commentary and action plan

- Issue ageing debt notices

- Recover outstanding debts via a range of written and verbal techniques

For this role we’re looking for an exerienced all round Finance Assistnat with Credit Control experience or with a strong willingness to learn on the job! This is a role where personal qualities and strong customer service skills will be key; a balancing act of persistence and tenacity but with a sympathetic, caring attitude to clients that are experiencing payment difficulties. No formal qualification is required but a good understanding of accounts receivable and debt control techniques is a must.   

It’s not just career development of offer here either. The company offers exceptional financial benefits, impressive modern premises and the opportunity to work with a friendly, highly experienced team. For further details and to apply, please get in touch with Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB9457.  


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