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National Contracts Manager: Domestic Appliance Distribution - Tewkesbury - Field Based UK Wide.

Reports to: Board & Group Chairman

Package: Competitive Salary + Commission + Company Car + Mobile Phone + Laptop / Tablet. Company Pension Scheme & 28 days annual leave per annum.

&div> Job Title  Accounts Assistant
Reporting to  Group Financial Controller


Summary of Role
To assist with all areas of the Accounts department, including (but not limited to) assisting with the credit control, purchase ledger and cashiering functions of the department. 
Main Duties
• Timely collection, posting and reconciliation of monies received onto accounting systems
• Input and reconciliation of daily banking spreadsheets and maintaining accurate records of all cashiering activity, including detailed notes on accounts systems
• Assisting with Credit Control for the purpose of pro-active chasing
• Assisting with Purchase Ledger duties, including price checking and inputting of invoices, preparing payments etc
Daily run of the manifest and invoice run
• Ownership of queries and ensuring the timely resolution of such queries, replying promptly to both internal and external customer enquiries
• Responsible for Credit Card transactions, via CNP ensuring legislation & policies are adhered to
• Ensuring floats and vouchers are tracked, processed and reconciled with computer systems
• Filing and general administration
• Assisting with the raising of sales invoices on accounting systems
• Assisting with the production of daily/weekly tracker reports for payroll
• Providing ad hoc reporting as and when requested
• Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met
• Provide cover/assistance for other accounting functions as requested
• Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Financial Controller/Finance Supervisor or any other person designated in their absence
• Daily checking of 3rd party warranty sales
• Reconciling paypal and posting to open retail
• Answering the telephone for general enquiries and filtering generic accounts email
Additional duties – providing support & assistance with:
• Monthly reconciliation of sales invoicing from multiple systems
• Weekly reconciliation of Company third party warranty scheme for submission
• Monthly stock postings and analysis
• Raising Sales Invoices and Credit Notes


Essential Work Skills
• Possess a good understanding of Excel, Word, Outlook
• Uses initiative to achieve results while promoting customer goodwill
• Ability to manage and prioritise workload
Preferred Work Skills
• Able to demonstrate experience of working in a busy accounts department
• Experience of computerised accounting systems – preferably Sage 200
Person Specification
• Excellent communication skills at all levels
• Good keyboard skills and competence of Word, Outlook and Excel are required
• High standard of numeracy and accuracy with attention to detail
• A team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn
• Outgoing and confident personality who is able to operate at all levels
• A self-starter who is proactive and can set and achieve goals
• Good standard of education possessing a minimum of Maths and English GCSE grade C or equivalent
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Prepared to rise to the challenge
• Ability to work with a minimum of supervision