The Burford Recruitment Company are working exclusively on behalf of a global software business who are keen to recruit a bright and capable Accounts Assistant for a period of six months.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is at the beginning of their accounts/finance career!

In this busy and varied role, you will work as part of the wider Finance team providing support in Accounts Payable and Receivable. In addition, you will take ownership of the Direct Payment process which will involve liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Areas of Responsibility

* Process weekly Direct Payments and manage associated queries.

* Complete the monthly sales ledger process and raise monthly invoices.

* Proactive approach to chasing due and overdue accounts via the telephone.

* Support the Accounts Payable function with processing supplier invoices and bank reconciliations.

* Raise approved credit notes and provide user reports to clients where required.

* Ensure accurate details are recorded in the CRM and finance systems.

* Work with internal colleagues and external clients to resolve queries in a timely manner.

* Support finance projects with ad hoc data entry.

Skills & Knowledge

* Proficient in the use of MS Office.

* Good working knowledge of Google services and applications.

* Good working knowledge of modern accounting software (Xero)

* Organised and efficient with the ability to multitask and work to deadlines.

* Highly numerate with an attention to detail.

* Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative, as well as part of a team.

* Good customer facing skills with a confident telephone manner.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Level 3 AAT qualification/working towards is desirable or a relevant degree qualification/qualified by experience.

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm (This is a hybrid role offering 2-3 days flexibility per week for people who would like to work from home)