Accounts Administrator 9mth FTC

$30,510 - $31,781 yearly
  • CV Library
  • DH9, Shield Row, County Durham
  • Jun 18, 2024
Temporary Location: Office

Job Description

Accounts Administrator – Leading International Company Location: Stanley, Durham Contract duration – 9 mth FTC Salary: £25k + benefits Our client is a leading independent scientific group providing laboratory analysis to the agriculture, food, and environmental sectors. Covering maternity leave for the current incumbent, we are excited to support the company by recruiting a talented, career-minded individual who will play a key role in the Finance Team and supporting the broader business to ensure the site operates and delivers its goals effectively. Job Role and Responsibilities: * Proactively manage and collect all company debts. * Evaluate new credit requests and review customers’ credit ratings. * Set up terms and conditions of credit. * Prepare and send monthly statements. * Reconcile company bank accounts. * Manage sales and purchase ledgers. * Conduct AR (Accounts Receivable) and AP (Accounts Payable) ageing reporting. * Maintain accurate notes on account statuses and up-to-date contact details. * Respond to relevant client inquiries. * Establish, develop, and maintain positive customer relationships. * Take ownership of customer queries, resolving them efficiently to satisfy both the business and the customer. * Ensure all customer files are up to date and in order. * Produce weekly and monthly reports. * Maintain accurate records using Xero, including customer contact records. * Manage the credit card program for participating employees. * Manage time sheets for overtime in collaboration with HR. * Provide ad hoc support to the external accounting firm during month-end. * Work collaboratively with all departments within the business to build cross-functional relationships. Qualifications and Experience: * College or University degree preferred. * Demonstrable experience of AR & AP processing. * Previous relevant financial administration experience. * Good working knowledge of account functions and processes. * Experience working with customer service and sales teams. * Internal or external auditing experience would be an advantage. Skills: * Effective written and verbal communication skills. * Strong technical accounting skills. * Ability to analyse and explain financials to non-financial staff. * High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. * High-level skills in learning and navigating ERP systems. * Proven ability to drive continuous improvement. Additional Information: This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to flourish in a fast-paced environment and expand their skill set. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative experience in a finance team and be willing to work in a team-based, customer service-focused company. You should be able to work autonomously and confidently as the single point of contact on site for finance queries. A natural ability to improve processes and work on small projects to ensure continuous improvement is essential. What They Offer: Competitive salary and benefits package. Opportunities for professional growth and development. A supportive and collaborative work environment. The chance to be part of a dynamic and growing company. Please apply by submitting your cv, or if you would like to have a discussion before applying, please contact our office where we welcome all applications In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $30,510 to a maximum of $31,781. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £24,000 to a maximum of £25,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $46,100 to a maximum of $48,021.

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