Accounts Clerk

Posted on Dec 02, 2019
Description

Our client in Westbury are looking for an experienced Accounts Clerk to join their team.

They produce quality printed clothing and accessories for high profile clients across the globe within the retail, art, music and charity sectors. Working from the UK Head Office in Westbury with responsibility for processing all purchase ledger invoices and credit notes on the group’s EPR system for the Netherlands production facility on a timely basis and providing support for the same in respect of the Westbury site.

The Candidate must be:
*Capable of working to and meeting deadlines
*Receptive to process change
*Take pride in their work
*Diligent with attention to detail

Skills:
*Solid bookkeeping background relating to Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger, possibly AAT Level 2 or 3 although not a prerequisite
*Working knowledge of VAT
*A understanding of stock control would also be an advantage
*IT literate with good Excel skills. Working knowledge of VLOOKUP, linked spreadsheets, SUMIF, nested IF statement, use of data tools etc.
*Excellent numeracy skills
*Good communicator, by email and phone

Experience:
*Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Purchase Ledger environment
*Previous experience liaising with overseas suppliers would be an advantage
*Credit control experience would be helpful but not essential
*Stock control

Duties and key responsibilities:
*Create new supplier accounts on accounting system
*Post all supplier invoices and credit notes on ERP system accurately and in a timely fashion
*Receive and scan all supplier documents onto ERP system (purchase order, delivery note, proof of delivery, invoice, credit note etc)
*Reconcile purchase ledger accounts to the supplier statements of account each month
*Liaise with colleagues in resolving queries with suppliers e.g. delivery, price, missing documentation etc
*Process staff expenses each month
*Generate sales invoicing reports on ERP in accordance with pre-agreed invoicing frequency
*Liaise with colleagues to ensure disputes and anomalies with sales invoices are resolved promptly
*Prepare quarterly VAT Returns and submit to authorities via portal ensuring VAT liabilities are settled in a timely matter
*Prepare data for company KPI measurements
*Provide emergency cover for other members of Finance Team in respect of Invoicing, Supplier Payments and Credit Control
*Liaise with and provide support to Finance Director as required

If this role sounds of interest to you, or for further information, please send a copy of your CV or contact Dani or Annette on 01761 235 741.

Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency where this vacancy is concerned.

Job Information

Job Reference: 895950_1575312310
Salary:
Salary From: £18000
Salary To: £22000
Job Industries: Accountancy
Job Locations: Westbury, Wiltshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Accounts Clerk, credit control, Purchase Ledger, stock control

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Job Summary

Reference
895950_1575312310
Category
Accountancy
Job type
Permanent
Location
Westbury , Wiltshire
Salary
Negotiable
Description

Our client in Westbury are looking for an experienced Accounts Clerk to join their team.

They produce quality printed clothing and accessories for high profile clients across the globe within the retail, art, music and charity sectors. Working from the UK Head Office in Westbury with responsibility for processing all purchase ledger invoices and credit notes on the group’s EPR system for the Netherlands production facility on a timely basis and providing support for the same in respect of the Westbury site.

The Candidate must be:
*Capable of working to and meeting deadlines
*Receptive to process change
*Take pride in their work
*Diligent with attention to detail

Skills:
*Solid bookkeeping background relating to Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger, possibly AAT Level 2 or 3 although not a prerequisite
*Working knowledge of VAT
*A understanding of stock control would also be an advantage
*IT literate with good Excel skills. Working knowledge of VLOOKUP, linked spreadsheets, SUMIF, nested IF statement, use of data tools etc.
*Excellent numeracy skills
*Good communicator, by email and phone

Experience:
*Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Purchase Ledger environment
*Previous experience liaising with overseas suppliers would be an advantage
*Credit control experience would be helpful but not essential
*Stock control

Duties and key responsibilities:
*Create new supplier accounts on accounting system
*Post all supplier invoices and credit notes on ERP system accurately and in a timely fashion
*Receive and scan all supplier documents onto ERP system (purchase order, delivery note, proof of delivery, invoice, credit note etc)
*Reconcile purchase ledger accounts to the supplier statements of account each month
*Liaise with colleagues in resolving queries with suppliers e.g. delivery, price, missing documentation etc
*Process staff expenses each month
*Generate sales invoicing reports on ERP in accordance with pre-agreed invoicing frequency
*Liaise with colleagues to ensure disputes and anomalies with sales invoices are resolved promptly
*Prepare quarterly VAT Returns and submit to authorities via portal ensuring VAT liabilities are settled in a timely matter
*Prepare data for company KPI measurements
*Provide emergency cover for other members of Finance Team in respect of Invoicing, Supplier Payments and Credit Control
*Liaise with and provide support to Finance Director as required

If this role sounds of interest to you, or for further information, please send a copy of your CV or contact Dani or Annette on 01761 235 741.

Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency where this vacancy is concerned.

Job Information

Job Reference: 895950_1575312310
Salary:
Salary From: £18000
Salary To: £22000
Job Industries: Accountancy
Job Locations: Westbury, Wiltshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Accounts Clerk, credit control, Purchase Ledger, stock control

Apply for this Job

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