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Accounts Assistant Worksop Competitive

Accounts Assistant

Location: Worksop |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 12 Apr 2019 |
Closes: 29 Apr 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/1979

25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance


Job Introduction:

G4S is the leading global integrated security company specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions. The group is active in more than 110 countries, is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 623,000 employees and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term, full time Accounts Assistant to join the Purchase Ledger team. Within this team, you will be involved in clerical tasks, processing supplier documentation from raising orders through to posting of invoices and processing staff expenses in accordance with company policy and procedures.


Role Responsibility:

  • Opening and scanning the incoming mail
  • Raising of department orders e.g stationary, lease and servicing orders for photocopiers, printers, scanners and fax machines
  • Enveloping of remittance advices and other documents
  • Filing
  • Validate travel expense claims, calculating appropriate VAT to assist in enabling VAT return completion and identifying PSA and pass to the appropriate person for calculating to ensure statutory requirements are met
  • Input of expenses onto the accounting system to enable accurate and timely payments to be made
  • Deal with expense enquiries in a courteous and professional manner
  • Match supplier invoices to goods received and orders, and process none purchase order invoices for accurate payment
  • Complete major supplier statement reconciliations, including intercompany to validate creditor position
  • Answer supplier and internal customer queries so that processes run smoothly
  • Investigate aged GRNI discrepancies to validate the accuracy of the GRNI accrual
  • Assist in resolving Debit Balances
  • Complete any other tasks required within Purchase Ledger

Fully participate in the lean sigma six programme which operates within the team, including communication cells.


The Ideal Candidate:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Previous experience of working within a Purchase Ledger environment desirable
Experience of using computerised systems in an office environment
A flexible and adaptable approach to work
The ability to work as part of a team
The ability to work under your own initiative 
Good organisational and communication skills and be able to work to strict deadlines


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