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Burgess Hill

Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


£19000 - £24000 per annum

Accounts Assistant

Burgess Hill, East Sussex

Salary Negotiable & Study Support If Desired

A leading specialist business based in Burgess Hill requires a motivated and ambitious Accounts Assistant to oversee their Purchase Ledger function. This is a busy, engaging environment where there is always plenty to do and everyone chips-in to work towards shared objectives. The office is sociable, dynamic and there's excellent cross-collaboration across the teams. There's rarely a dull day!

Reporting directly into the Finance Manager, this individual will work as part of a small and collaborative team and receive guidance and support from start. The role is suited to both junior level finance professional requiring training, or experienced finance professionals with existing PL strengths looking for an autonomous role. Salary will be adjusted accordingly.

You will be joining an organisation that has an impressive and consistent history of growth, during which time they have become an industry leader in their field and won multiple awards. They're looking for someone who will help contribute towards their continued success and play a pivotal role in the development of the finance function.

Overview of duties:

  • Recording and processing invoices and credit notes
  • Ensure invoices are authorised by appropriate manager on time
  • Match goods received notes to invoices
  • Reconcile monthly supplier statements and direct debit advices to the purchase ledger
  • Maintaining invoices to pay and assisting the finance manager with payments
  • Match invoiced prices against purchase orders and resolve pricing queries
  • Filing of supplier invoices, credit notes, and other relevant documentation
  • Set up payments
  • Resolve queries from suppliers
  • Manage employee expenses claim process
  • Managing the accounts email inbox and ensuring they are actioned promptly
  • Filing and general administration
  • Supporting Sales Ledger as needed and providing holiday cover
  • Ad hoc duties as requested by the Finance Manager

It's necessary that candidates have excellent attention to detail, good Excel skills, a quick and accurate approach, and existing invoice processing experience.

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John for more information.