Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Purpose / Requirements:

Work as part of a Finance team to raise requisitions and service entry sheets in a timely manner. Support the Finance team in various activities where improvement and compliance are needed due to resource constraints. The company uses SAP and the preference would be for the incumbent to have some AP / RTP experience and a demonstrable aptitude in SAP or a similar ERP system.

Responsibilities / Key Objectives:

Role includes the following key responsibilities

· Initiation of purchase requisitions in SAP based on requests from corporate depts.

· Liaising with Supply Chain to ensure approved requisitions result in approved purchase orders

· Processing service entry sheets for the corporate depts

· Pro-actively following up unreceipted items

· Assist with monthly staff loan account allocations and reconciliation

· Assist with follow up of Concur expense inter-company recharges

· Assist with other Finance activities as directed by the Finance Manager or Senior Financial Accountant

Person Specification

Education:

Educated to A level standard or equivalent QBE or CIPS

Skills:

  • SAP or similar ERP System
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP) and Requisition To Pay (RTP) process
  • Knowledge of debit and credit accounting entries
  • Working knowledge of VAT/WHT

Business Behaviours:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to appropriately interact at all levels within the organisation as well as with team members, suppliers and other business units.
  • Professional manner always
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritise
  • Results and deadline focused
  • Resilient when handling difficult situations to a satisfactory solution
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail skills
  • Demonstrable aptitude for continuous improvement
  • Team Player
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