Accounts Assistant

  • Per Annum
    £23,000 to £27,000
  • Location
  • Basis

Accounts Assistant
Burton-On-Trent | £23,000-27,000 per annum | Permanent | Hybrid (2 Days Office, 3 Days Home)

We are working with a global pharmaceutical solutions company based in Burton-on-Trent who are seeking an experienced Finance Assistant to join their Accounts team on a permanent basis. This role will be predominantly home-working, with one 1-2 days attendance to the office required.

Role Responsibilities

As Finance Assistant to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible to processing and overseeing the day-to-day bookkeeping tasks including the following;


* Customer statements, prepare and send
* Chase outstanding debtors weekly
* Liaise with finance contacts to create and continue excellent working relationships
* Allocate receipts to customer invoices
* Write-off bank charge deductions
* Submission of sales invoices to customers
* Deal with customer queries
* Perform credit checks on potential new customers
* Set up new customer accounts on the accounting software
* Add new customers to credit insurance policy


* Process supplier invoices and match to POs where applicable
* Chase final invoices for Proformas
* Review ageing weekly
* Ensure discrepancies are highlighted in a timely manner
* Payments to suppliers weekly, using online banking system (subject to approval)
* Allocate payment to supplier invoices
* Liaise with finance contacts to create and continue excellent working relationships
* Supplier statement reconciliations
* Deal with supplier queries
* Perform credit checks on potential new suppliers
* Set up new supplier accounts on the accounting software


* Update banking transactions in the accounting software, daily
* Statement reconciliations

Other Ad-hoc tasks

* Staff expenses – review and process expense claims, arrange payment (subject to approval)

* Filing – ensure all documents are filed on a weekly basis

Assist the Financial Controller with the following tasks when required;


* Review sales and ensure CoGS are recognised in the correct month
* Review stock held by K+N and update accounting records accordingly
* Process prepayment and accrual journals
* Reconcile inter-company accounts
* Prepare Consolidated Monthly Management Accounts
* Bi-weekly finance review meetings, plan, lead, review and take minutes

US business – processing and reporting

* Process all expenses and inter-company transactions for Client-Pharma Inc.
* Liaise with US Accountant to ensure monthly payroll is processed accurately and on time
* Liaise with US Accountant to ensure monthly and annual reports are submitted in line with IRS and State requirements
* Reconcile Inter-company accounts

Other Monthly tasks

* Payroll processing:

* payments to employees and HMRC
* Authorisation for Pension DD
* Process journals

* VAT returns
* Intrastat
* Prepare documents and presentation for quarterly board meeting

Are you interested in this opportunity and wish to apply?

Please contact Anna Curtis by emailing an up-to-date CV in application today!

Tel: 02392 315 073

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