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Accounts & Credit Control Assistant Remote

Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom, £ £ 10.40-10.40 Hourly Hourly, Temporary


My client based in Maidstone are currently seeking a temporary Accounts Assistant to join them for an initial period of 6-12 weeks with the possibility of this being extended.

The position will be based remotely with occasional meetings in the Maidstone Office

The Role

The role has varied responsibilities to cover aspects of operational finance, including credit control and purchase ledger.

General tasks

  • Build strong relationships with customers/suppliers and internal teams
  • Investigate and resolve customer/supplier invoice queries
  • Process Customer/Supplier set up forms (including credit applications)
  • Assist with the processes review and be a part of process improvement
  • Assist with Petty cash and credit card controls analysis and payments
  • Assist the Finance Team with maintaining and updating administration records
  • Assist finance team with reports and flash sales
  • Uplift months end journals
  • Assist with ad hoc projects

Credit Control tasks

  • Manage chasing of outstanding accounts and maximise debt recovery
  • Reconcile customer accounts as required
  • Liaise with SMT to ensure cost expenditure is authorised in accordance with SAM and on timely manor
  • Reconcile supplier statements and obtain copy invoices
  • Achieve maximum cash collection in line with set targets
  • Escalate the debt collection process in line with the business policy

Purchase Ledger tasks

  • Code and process supplier invoices ensuring accuracy for "right first time" completion
  • Raise and process Purchase Orders
  • Handle disputed invoices and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
  • Carry out regular account reviews for unallocated cash/credit notes

It is essential that you have previous experience in Purchase Ledger & Credit Control, able to work in a fast-paced environment. You will need to be adaptable and welcome change, as the role covers accounts for a variety of businesses in the group.

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Job Details

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Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom
£ £ 10.40-10.40 Hourly Hourly