Accounts Assistant - Burgess Hill , West Sussex

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
08 Dec 2021
Work Type
Part Time
January 2022
£23000-£25000 Pro rata

A successful manufacturing business, based in Burgess HIll , is seeking an Accounts Assistant to join their accounts team of 4 and support the Financial Controller. Founded in 1995, this family run business has built a robust and experienced team of 35 staff and they have an annual turnover of £8 million.

This is a part time role , 25 hours a week , and can be worked remotely although the ideal candidate will live locally enough that the occassional trip into the office for meetings wont be an issue. This vacancy would suit either an experienced accounts assistant with lots of purchase ledger experience or a studier who is looking for a varied role to enhance their work experience

As part of a small finance team your role will consist of accounting tasks which in the main relate to the accounts payable function. You will be responsible for ensuring that the purchase ledger is maintained and up to date including approval, processing and payment of supplier invoices.

Main Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

  •  Processing supplier invoices/credits onto Orderwise (ERP system) including reconciling to purchase orders or returns and price checking
  •  Processing overhead invoices/credits onto Sage after checking pricing and approval ensuring they are coded to the correct nominal account
  •  Working with the suppliers and internal teams to resolve any queries on the purchase invoices/credits
  •  Reconciliation of the supplier statements 
  •  Preparing, processing and posting supplier payments in line with terms

  • An accountancy qualification is an advantage but not essential
  • Previous experience in a PL role is essential
  • SAGE Experience is essential
  • Orderwise experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given 
  • The ability to work in a team: you’ll be liaising with different suppliers and internal teams
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to work to a deadline, particularly under pressure
  • Accurate data entry
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2376
Role: Accounts Assistant
Location: Burgess Hill , West Sussex