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.


Governance and Control (for team members)

Everybody from the CEO to the newest intern plays an important role towards supporting governance and control. During this course participants will learn governance risk management compliance treasury and closing the books.

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Relationship Building

Relationships are at the heart of everything you do and are a fundamental component of your success. This course will teach you how to build brand new relationships from scratch and apply proven techniques to turn these individuals into your biggest supporters.

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Analysing and Reporting Performance

This module has been specifically designed to help finance team members identify the key metrics that are needed to manage performance across the business and turn these into a powerful set of KPIs that can be reported on dashboards scorecards and board reports.

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Optimising Processes

During this course we discuss how finance teams can map out simplify and standardize processes and apply Lean Six Sigma principles to reduce waste. We cover automation and outsourcing and how you can benefit from Optical Character Recognition Robotic Process Automation Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence.

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Personal Effectiveness

Recent studies show that finance team members with high levels of personal effectiveness earn significantly more than their less-effective counterparts and progress far quicker through their careers. This course teaches you to set priorities organize your time and resources and stay focused on achieving your goals to a high standard.

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Operational Driver

Modern-day CFOs are taking on ever-increasing operational responsibilities including Finance HR IT Legal Procurement Payroll and Facilities. This course teaches you how to lead these functions effectively and also proven methodologies to become a strong operational driver throughout the business.

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Best Practice Financial Modelling

This course teaches you the fundamentals of good modelling practice including the spreadsheet life cycle the FAST Standard the Calculation Block Flags and Factors how to review models and SMART Guidelines for financial modelling.

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Soft Skills

Research shows that soft skills contribute towards 80% of your career success and this is arguably even more the case for finance leaders. This course teaches you how the best finance leaders communicate effectively with their team build bridges between each department and develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

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Finance leaders are responsible for developing a well-rounded finance function that can keep up with the evolution of your business. During this module you will learn how to lead your finance function become a C-Suite business leader manage people drive the culture; and represent your business externally.

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