Hiring in Dundee: Accounts Assistant March 11, 2022

Dundee based Wemyss Weavecraft Limited and Sekers Fabrics Limited are hiring an Accounts Assistant!

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Accounts Assistant

REPORTING TO: Finance and Administration Manager

LOCATION: Main office, 7a Nobel Road, Dundee

SALARY: £21,000 – £24,000 (depending on experience)

CLOSING DATE: 1st of April 2022

Based in Dundee at our company Headquarters, reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager, you will work alongside and support all company departments.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Working in a small but busy accounts office this role will require the ability to provide administrative and bookkeeping support for the finance team. The role is varied and will require the successful applicant to be extremely process driven, however you must also be able to prioritise, multi-task and work under instruction. Duties include sending and paying invoices and reconciling company accounts including inter-co transactions.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Post daily cash receipts.
• Issuing sales invoices and monthly reconciliation of sales ledger to general ledger.
• Processing purchase invoices, including ensuring invoices are coded to the correct nominal code and that VAT treatment is correct, monthly reconciliation to general ledger.
• Establish and maintain processes to ensure timely payment of suppliers.
• Reconciliation of bank, cash, credit card and control accounts.
• Processing expense claims.
• Calculation and payment of agent’s commission.
• Completion of BACS payments including international payments.
• Respond to finance related customer queries both via email and telephone.
• Complete EEC/Intrastat declarations.
• Prepare and submit quarterly VAT return.
• Compile and process payroll weekly and monthly, including SSP/SMP calculations.
• Compile and submit P11D tax returns.
• Pension fund administration.
• Maintain business MID (Motor Insurance Database) in liaison with insurance broker.
• Assist auditors with preparation for annual audit.
• Month End Reports and General Filing

QUALIFICATIONS

Strong all round accounting experience with at least 2 years in a similar role (Essential)
Working towards an accountancy qualification (Desirable)

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Organised and methodical worker
Good time management skills including the ability to prioritise workload and commitment to deliver to deadlines
Have a “can-do” attitude and desire to work as a member of a team
Excellent communication skills
Excellent IT skills which should include MS Office, ERP and/or CRM systems
Experience of SAGE payroll
Ability to switch between companies and process transaction

PERSONAL QUALITIES/ATITUDE

Exceptional customer service experience for both internal and external stakeholders

Confident, approachable manner
Excellent standard of personal appearance
Ability to apply creative thinking which contributes to the improvement of the services provided
Self-motivated, flexible, enthusiastic, and reliable
Ability to take responsibility for own actions and performance
Attention to detail

WORK RELATED CIRCUMSTANCES

Willingness to undertake relevant training and develop team training
Willingness to undertake flexible working hours

To apply, please send your CV and Covering Letter to Kristy@sekers.co.uk