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Accounts Assistant Worksop Competitive

Accounts Assistant

Location: Worksop |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 11 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 18 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2248

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 communication skills with the ability to deal with difficult situations? 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.

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.


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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