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Accounting Assistant

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire Industry: Non-Qualified Accountancy & Finance
Salary: £7.50 per hour Contact: Telford Branch
Posted: over 2 years ago Contact Email: emortimer@meridianbs.co.uk

Accounting Assistant - Accounts Receivable

Main Purpose of the Job:

The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for timely and accurate posting of all customer receipts to the sales ledger. The role holder will work with credit control colleagues, finance and customers to ensure cash is allocated correctly and automated payments are collected on time.

Key Tasks:

  • Posting Cash Receipts
  • Working with customers and credit control colleagues to ensure receipts are matched correctly to invoices.
  • Processing customer refunds.
  • Management of internal control accounts for cash damage and ad hoc income charges.
  • Processing of Daily, weekly and monthly collection runs by Direct Debit, reconciling invoices to collection amounts and posting payments to the sales ledger.
  • To be a team player within the sales ledger function assisting with invoicing and new account checks where required.
  • Assisting with testing and developing IT improvements to increase automation.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external customers.

Key Requirements:

  • High level of accuracy.
  • Customer focused.
  • Adaptable with the ability to manage own workload.
  • Excellent ability to communicate at all levels.

This job description does not purport to be an exhaustive listing of activities or functions undertaken by the post holder and is subject to review and amendment at any time.

Internal and External Relationships:

Internal: Branch employees, Branch General Managers, Head Office departments.

External: Customers, potential customers, contractors, vehicle maintenance and servicing providers.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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