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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Industry: Administration and Office Support
Reference: CF3EBD_1694682828
Contact Name: Jordan Thomas
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 September 2023
Job Description

Vibe Recruit are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join our client based in Rumney, Cardiff.

Job purpose:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely management of all administrative aspects of the Sales ledger and Credit control activity.
  • Optimise existing processes and implement an effective Credit control function within the business.
  • Assist with the maintenance of cash books, associated administration, and all other accounting duties as and when required.
  • Working in a small team of experienced individuals involving liaising with Management, Finance colleagues and Operators.

Working Hours: 07:30 -16:00 Monday to Thursday, and 07:30 - 14:00 on Friday.

Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 per annum.


  • Generate and distribute customer invoices accurately and in a timely manner. Submit EDI to the bank daily.
  • Investigate and liaise where needed with Sales, to resolve billing discrepancies and disputes.
  • End of month routine. Ensuring ledgers are closed and reconciled and reporting is completed in a timely manner.
  • Sales and Margin Analysis - currently Monthly.
  • Implement a stringent Credit Control process.
  • Liaising with customers and with factoring banks.
  • Proactively develop solid relations with your counterparts at customer level.
  • Contact customers regarding outstanding invoices and payment reminders.
  • Work closely and proactively with the sales team to manage credit risk for new and existing customers.
  • Ad-hoc projects as the business grows to ensure risks are addressed.
  • Collaborate with the finance team on month-end and year-end financial close processes.
  • Update and ensure the accuracy of the weekly cash flow forecast.
  • Cover/ and or assist in daily bank recs and month-end recs.

Key Skills:

  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually.
  • Friendly, helpful manner with a "can do" attitude.
  • Organised and efficient.
  • Ability to priorities workload and work to deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong team player.
  • Experience with Epicor advantageous.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications: ·

  • AAT or equivalent
  • Relevant experience of at least 3-5 years especially in Credit Control.

If this role sounds of interest to you then please apply today and one of our team will come back to you or call our office on 02922 408250 for more information.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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