Purpose of the Accounts Assistant: To assist in all aspects of Sales Ledger to ensure Department runs smoothly and payments can be made on time and in full. Key Accountabilities of the Accounts Assistant: • Raise manual invoices and credit notes and process through Sage accurately to deadlines in order that the customer is prepared to pay the invoice on time and in full. • Perform account reconciliations accurately in order that customers have a transparent view of the value payable by date. • Investigate and resolve invoice/payment queries accurately and promptly so that customers have all necessary information to process their payment promptly. • Contact customers (internal and external) by telephone and email to assist Credit Controller with cash collection and minimise the debtor days. • Generate Sage-automated invoices and assist with collating and distributing to customers to ensure timely payment. • Identify improvements to processes to increase time and information available for cash collection. • Inspect and approve fitters’ invoices to ensure PRM is being charged correctly for the work undertaken, enabling the weekly fitters’ payment to be processed for payment by Accounts Payable in good time. Competencies required: • Numerate • IT literate (MS Office including Excel and Outlook) • Ability to Prioritise and manage expectations • Ability to work independently • Ability to communicate articulately well with internal and external customers • Attention to detail • Sage 1000 & Construction industry experience desirable but not essential.
N.B. We operate a hybrid working pattern, i.e. you can opt to work from home for 1-2 days per week.
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