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Accounts Assistant

  • Location:

    Banstead, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Accountancy, Financial Services, Hospitality & Catering

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £21000 per annum

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Job Description

My client is one of the UK`s leading destination specialists offering a wide range of inspiring holiday programmes. They have been operating for over 30 years, and have continued to grow and develop their business making significant financial investment in their people and company in the last few years by improving our office environment, developing new technology and changing the company infrastructure.

As Accounts Assistant working in the Finance team, your primary responsibility is maintaining the accuracy & integrity of the ledgers and to support colleagues in a variety of tasks in order to help deliver excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

" Responsible for sales receipts: reconciliations, postings (daily rec), payment errors & the control a/c
" Posting all transactions from daily bank statements and reconciliations of bank accounts
" Responsible for processing customer refunds
" Raise ad hoc sales invoices & credit control
" Responsible for petty cash including reconciliation
" Responsible for the IATA BSP reconciliation and postings to the nominal ledger
" Process & approve invoices and maintain Purchase Ledger for flight invoices
" Purchase ledger statement reconciliations
" Email remittance advices to suppliers
" Balance sheet reconciliations - Fixed Assets, Prepayments & Accruals
" Providing cover for the Accounts Manager & colleagues in the Finance Department
" Ad hoc reporting and analysis of the nominal ledger as required

" Participate in regular meetings relevant to your team. Create training files and ensure notes are compiled and kept up-to-date.
" Ensure that you understand and are comfortable with your own work aims and objectives with the aim to meeting these on a consistent basis.
" Assist other teams and departments as required.
" To support your teams and individuals in times of absence, at peak times or when the business needs dictate.
" Maintain flexible working hours to facilitate customer needs and expectations.
" Awareness of your own progress regarding personal targets, and successful achievement or more of these targets
" Participate in regular staff appraisals and reviews and be aware of your own development needs
" Ensure that you are aware of the Company`s business aims and targets
" Work and liaise with others departments within Discover the World


Please call Craig on: 020 8686 7316 or Email


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