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Assistant Accountant

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£35,000 - £41,000
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Darren Buckley

Assistant Accountant

We are delighted to be working with a family-owned and highly reputable commercial vehicle restoration business with three sites across Essex and Kent.

They are currently looking to add an Assistant Accountant, on a full-time basis, to their current team of three. The role will mainly focus on Bank Reconciliations and Sales Ledger, however, there will also be exposure to the wider aspects of the finance function. The role will report directly to the Financial Controller and will be office based at the premises in Grays, Essex.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will manage and reconcile the sales finance accounts.
  • You will be posting bank receipts and payments, and reconciliation of all bank accounts and credit cards across the Group of Companies.
  • You will submit sales invoices and statements to customers and manage customer relationships, assisting with arising queries.
  • You will be posting and full reconciliation of intercompany loan accounts.
  • You will complete credit checks and set up new customer accounts.
  • You’ll provide ongoing support to the Financial Controller.

Your Skills and Experience

  • If you have experience using Sage 50, this would be highly beneficial.
  • You are a confident user of Microsoft Excel (Essential), Outlook and Word.
  • You have excellent communication skills, with previous exposure to working with external parties.
  • You have excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • If you are AAT Qualified, this would be preferred.

Remuneration and Rewards

  • Up to £41,000 Base Salary (Negotiable dependent on skills and experience).
  • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Standard Pension Scheme.
  • Free Parking on-site.

For further information on this exciting new Assistant Accountant position, please contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

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We are currently partnering with a market-leading Essex-based business that specialises in recovery solutions in the UK, working closely with manufacturers and insurance companies that also have an expanded network in Europe.

They work across many sectors and offer a tailored service to each business they work with. They have a proven track record of mitigating loss, enhancing the brand experience, developing customer retention, and increasing client revenue.

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Your daily tasks include:

  • Sales imports to be pulled into Sage
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  • Cashbook reconciliations and troubleshooting errors/missing items by team members
  • Chasing customer payments and sorting billing issues where possible with the billing team
  • Coaching more junior members of the team
  • Proactively coming up with better solutions for processes
  • Ad-hoc duties as required by the business

Your Skills

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  • Experience in supervising a small team

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For further information on this exciting Accounts Supervisor position, please contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

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