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Accounts Assistant

  • Location Milton Keynes
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH123881

Investigo are exclusively recruiting an Accounts Assistant for a client based in Milton Keynes.

In the position of Accounts Assistant Milton Keynes you will provide accounting and administrative support to the Finance department to ensure high levels of accuracy, quality and integrity in the recording of financial data; and to assist in the production of robust and timely financial information to all stakeholders. Key duties to include:

  • Accurate processing of invoices in the SAP system; coding of invoices to general ledger and the co-ordination of the authorisation and booking of those invoices
  • Responsibility for the timely payment of suppliers via BACS and electronic transfer
  • Management of the departmental email inbox responding to supplier and internal accounts payable queries
  • Responding to supplier and internal accounts payable queries via phone
  • Production of weekly accounts payable reports to ensure the timely authorisation of invoices due or overdue for payment
  • Raising of manual invoices and credit notes
  • Reviewing and approving employee expense claims
  • Reviewing and maintaining supplier master data to ensure that all information held is accurate and up to date
  • Production of month end supplier statement reconciliations and bi-monthly aged creditor reviews, and following up on any issues to ensure a timely resolution
  • Production of the weekly foreign exchange summary to Senior Management
  • Support on the month end close activities including balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayment calculations.
  • Support the Finance Manager during the interim and year end external audits
  • To provide support and assistance to the Finance department with ad-hoc requests as directed

The Profile

The successful candidate will ideally be studying AAT

Previous purchase ledger experience

Ideally previous SAP systems experience

Ability to problem solve and adhere to tight month end deadlines working within a team environment

The Salary

£24,000 to £27,000 plus full study support and benefits package (Office based not remote working)