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Accounts Assistant Worksop Competitive

Accounts Assistant

Location: Worksop |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 30 Jun 2020 |
Closes: 7 Jul 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2040

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


Job Introduction:

Are you an experienced Accounts Assistant used to working in a busy Accounts Payable team? Do you have excellent Excel skills and knowledge of SAP, Oracle or Great Plains? We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and would like to hear from you. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will be involved in processing supplier documentation from raising orders through to posting of invoices and process staff expenses in accordance with company policy and procedures. Previous experience is essential.

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.


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:

  • 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
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Show Initiative when required
  • Demonstrates good organisational and communication skills and work to strict deadlines


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