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Credit Controller/ Accounting Assistant

Our client is currently looking to recruit an experienced, self- motivated and confident Credit Controller/Accounting Assistant to join our team in Ollerton. Our client are a small team who work well together, so the successful candidate will be a good team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to portray the company’s high standard of customer service.

The role will involve liaising with customers, suppliers, and colleagues, supporting all accounts functions with the main emphasis on debtors and credit control, cash books and reconciliations and purchase ledger invoice processing/payments.
You will be friendly and enthusiastic with the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and use your own initiative.

Job Description

Firstly, focus on Credit Control including dealing with invoice disputes or queries on
Secondly, purchase ledger invoice processing
Supplier statement reconciliations
Support collation and preparation of supplier payment runs
Run credit checks on new and existing customers and suppliers
Sales invoicing
Also, cash book processing and allocations
Furthermore, petty cash reconciliations
Answer and direct internal and external phone calls in a polite and professional
To write and distribute business emails, correspondence memos, letter, and forms
Assist in the preparation of regular and ad-hoc scheduled reports
Support and maintain an efficient filing system
Use the company C4W database system to understand customer contracts (full
training will be given)
Comply with all other reasonable requests made
Lastly,  any other ad hoc projects/duties as required

Overall, our client are looking for someone who has extensive experience in all these areas and will be able to work under their own initiative and prioritise and manage their way through the daily, weekly, and monthly routines.

Our client is also open to talking to candidates who may be at an earlier stage of their career who have some areas of development but who have demonstrated via academic record and/or are part way through their accountancy qualifications and want to follow a professional finance career – this is an aspect that we would support so long as the key job description areas above can be met.

The role will involve occasional travel to our Bristol office, typically once a quarter, plus 3 days induction visit to better understand the business and group operations.

Person Specification

Firstly, hold extensive experience in transactional accounting processes/systems, credit
control and reconciliations
Secondly, have exposure to SAGE systems
Computer literate and proficient in other MS Office (incl. Excel, Word, Outlook &
Excellent administration and organisational skills
Likewise, good attention to detail
Also, excellent customer service skills – internal and external customers
Good communication skills with a confident, professional telephone manner
Proactive and flexible approach with a ‘can do’ attitude
An ability to effectively work under pressure and problem solve
Lastly, be punctual, committed, and eager to learn

So if you are a credit controller/ accounts assistant looking for your next exciting career move please apply now!

Hours of cover  are between 8.30am to 5.00pm with 45 mins for lunch.

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