Accounts Assistant

Location: Normanton, West Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £22000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH1244_1581949295
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Location: Normanton
Hours of work: 8am-5pm Monday - Friday
Salary: £22,000.
Our client is dynamic, driven and totally focussed on satisfying their customers from start to finish; from innovative product development right through to consumer feedback, they seek to exceed expectation at every turn and, when recruiting, always look for like-minded individuals to join them. As a business who proudly care about their staff, they are passionate about the development, training and job satisfaction of employees and foster a culture of acceptance and diversity that empowers individuals to achieve.
Due to continued growth, they are now looking for a self-starting Accounts Assistant with FMCG experience, gained in a fast-paced environment, to join them on a permanent basis at their site in Normanton. As the site is in operation 24-hours a day, it is very important that applicants have the flexibility to work outside of standard hours on occasion to ensure that critical support is available across all shift patterns.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Invoice sales via EDI.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of invoicing process through to confirming receipt of complete invoices using their Retail Link system.
  • Understand and resolve any "First Time Match Rate" issues.
  • Strive for improvement in process controls in all areas to achieve 100% "FTMR".
  • Match payment remittance, investigate, analyse and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • Maintain good relationships with Customer account teams to resolve payment issues.
  • Make claims through systems to clear outstanding balances.
  • Order processing for Customers.
  • Invoicing, payment, claims and query resolution as above for customers.
  • Raise and ensure proper approval of Credit Notes for customers.
  • Regular reporting and analysis of Aged Debt, demonstrating recovery actions, as above.
  • Accurate Sales Analysis Reporting on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Prepare reconciliation of weekly, period sales Accounts.
  • Invoice and control sales.
  • Maintain, control and reconcile Inter-Company recharges.
  • Update assigned purchase ledger control spreadsheets, reconciling to the NAV Ledger on an ongoing basis.
  • Work in the Purchase Ledger function as required.
  • Ad hoc duties and tasks as required.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Good Excel and system skills
  • Relevant work experience in Credit Control and as a General Accounts Clerk
  • Clear communication style face-to-face, written and via the telephone
  • Must be able to build good working relationships with staff, external clients, regulators, suppliers and senior management
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • A good academic record

Closing date is 17/03/2020
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