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Accounts Administrator

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22880 - £24960 per annum

  • Contact:

    Melissa

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    PRE/210214_1657710048

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    24/08/2022

  • Startdate:

    08/08/22

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sales Ledger/Purchase Ledger Administrator to join us. Based in Preston, A family-owned Foodservice Company that supplies the hospitality and leisure sectors within the Northwest.



HOURS: Flexible, between 8am and 5pm
MONDAY- FRIDAY

The Role:
Sales Ledger:
" Support the Sales Ledger function using our own in-house computer system and Xero
" Month end processes including reconciling and allocating bank transactions for sales ledgers
" Preparing and carrying out Customer Direct Debit payments
" Prepare and deliver all Customer statements using our own in-house computer system.
" Posting and allocating Customer payments
" Updating the Cash Ledger
" Preparing and carrying out all day-to-day banking activities
" Creating and verifying new Customer accounts on the system
" Investigating and proactively resolving all Customer queries on a timely basis
" Reconcile Customer Accounts
" Processing credit notes and allocating to relevant deduction
" Chase overdue Customer accounts where necessary via telephone and email
" Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries
" Maintaining the Sales Ledger to a high standard, ensuring that all month end processes, weekly and daily reports are completed to the correct deadlines

Purchase Ledger:
" Support the Purchase Ledger Function using our own in-house computer system and Xero
" Month end processes including reconciling and allocating bank transactions for purchase ledgers
" Processing and reconciliation of company credit cards
" Matching supplier deliveries to the corresponding purchase orders and invoices, whilst ensuring the correct quantities have been delivered and correctly charged
" Reconciling suppliers' statements
" Preparing weekly supplier payments
" Investigating and proactively resolving Supplier queries on a timely basis
" Maintaining the purchase ledger to a high standard, ensuring that all month end processes, weekly and daily reports are completed to the correct deadlines

Other Duties:
" Ad Hoc office duties as required
" To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities when required
Person:
" Experience working within a busy finance and administration role
" Experience working with Xero and Microsoft office including excel is required
" Excellent organisational and time-management skills
" The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment
" Able to communicate effectively at all levels
" Data entry experience- speed and accuracy essential
" Good literacy, numeracy, and IT skills

Benefits
" Free refreshments
" Casual dress
" Flexible working Schedule
" Employee discount
" Company pension
" Free parking
" 28 days annual leave including bank holidays

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