Graduate Accounts Assistant - Pontefract

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    Pontefract, West Yorkshire

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    Gemma Watmough

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    3 months ago

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Our client, a rapidly growing SME, manufacturing business based on the outskirts of Pontefract are currently recruiting for a recent Accounting and Finance Graduate or a graduate with a related degree to join an existing and growing small finance team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established, reputable business where you will be supported and will gain exposure to most aspects of transactional finance in particular sales ledger and credit control.

This is a newly created role reporting into the Finance Manager who is looking to develop the successful candidate offering them development and excellent training and experience.

This role requires excellent customer service skills and a methodical and process driven attitude.

Ideally the candidate will have a placement year or will have had some exposure to working within a financial role. Candidates should ideally have achieved a 2:1 or a first class degree and have strong academics.

Key Responsibilities of the role will involve:-

-Speaking to customers over the telephone to ensure that any outstanding monies are collected and targets are met
-Processing sales credits, bank receipts and cheques
-Creating new customer accounts in line with company procedures
-Dealing with any customer account issues and liaising with the sales team
-Monitoring new orders
-Reconciling data
-Managing credit limits and reporting back to Senior Management
-Assisting with credit reports
-Working alongside the purchase ledger clerk and assisting with invoice processing
-Assisting with the month end process and closing down the ledgers

The ideal candidate will:-

-Be an Accountancy Graduate.
-Be looking to join a growing business that will allow you to progress whilst supporting your studies.
-Have excellent IT skills, with strong Excel skills.
-Have experience of working within a similar role.
-Be able to work within a fast paced environment.
-Be able to work as part of a team.
-Have excellent communication skills.

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough on 07900 738647.

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