Accounts Assistant

Advertiser
McGinley Support Services Ltd
Reference
AA/CST92
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Accountancy
Location
Watford
Purpose of the job Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible for processing high volume invoices, payment runs and reconciliations and undertaking a wide variety of accounting responsibilities.

Job Description

McGinley Support Services is one of the UK's largest specialist privately owned recruitment businesses providing the Infrastructure sector of the construction industry with permanent, contract and temporary staff at all levels. Consulting and recruiting for over three decades we now help customers in Airports , Energy , Metro , Ports , Rail , Roads , Telecoms, Waste & Water and can supply staff, labour and support services to civil engineering contractors, subcontractors, utilities, infrastructure owners and operators nationally.

Main Duties and Responsibilities / Key accountabilities

*Responsible for all aspects of purchase ledger duties
*Coding and process all types of invoices on daily basis
*Reconciliation of supplier accounts
*Preparing invoices for authorisation and payment
*Efficiently dealing with supplier queries
*Liaise with suppliers regarding payment queries and missing invoices
*Processing expenses and credit card statements/payments
*Review, maintain a clean creditors analysis
*Other month end related tasks
*Posting payments into Access Dimensions
*Assist in the preparation of bank reconciliations
*Reconcile the Purchase ledger to general ledger on a monthly basis
*Process all petty cash payments
*Assist in the preparation of reconciliation including Balance Sheet reconciliations
*Processing, recording and payment of staff expenses
*Production of weekly reports
*Support others within the Finance department when necessary
*Assisting with other general accounting and ad hoc duties as and when required by the needs of the department and business.

Core Competencies for this Role

*Strong /Advanced excel skills (ie Vlookup/ Pivot table/ Sum if)
*Working knowledge of Access Dimensions
*Experience of working within small to medium sized finance functions and performing the range of responsibilities described above
*Minimum one year's experience in similar role
*Working knowledge of Access Dimensions
*Excellent Telephone Manner
*Must be assertive but non-confrontational
*Hands on Approach, must be a self-starter
*Team Player
*Ability to operate under pressure.
*Ability to work to deadlines is required.
*Good attention to detail.
*Strong time management skills

McGinley Support Services Limited is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependants, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.

McGinley Support Services Limited is committed to making reasonable adjustments in order for all candidates who are successfully put through to the interview stage to be able to attend.
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