Accounts Assistant, Contract, Isle of Man

Isle of Man
09 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Job Purpose: 
Accounts Assistant required to join an established Finance Group. The successful candidate will join the Finance Team and be responsible for ensuring all purchase invoices are paid within relevant credit terms, all invoices are supported by appropriate approvals, resolving queries and reconciling supplier accounts. This will also include daily updating of cash book and posting and allocating of payments and receipts as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:
Timely collation of all purchase invoices and personal expense claims received.
Post purchase invoices and personal expense claims into accounting system.
Match purchase invoices to approved purchase orders.
Send purchase invoices out for payment approval from department heads.
Assisting in preparation of weekly supplier payment run for all approved invoices, ensuring invoices are paid within credit terms.
Resolving queries from both external and internal stakeholders regarding purchase invoices.
Reconciling supplier accounts.
Audit and process credit card bills, ensuring full back-up is received for all purchases.
Sort and distribute incoming mail.
Other ad-hoc tasks as required by Group Financial Controller.
Liaise and resolve queries from internal and external stakeholders.
Act in accordance with accounting principles, regulations and internal procedures.
Produce own correspondence, emails and field enquiries.
Deal with email and phone queries in a timely, accurate and courteous manner.

Skills & Experience:
A Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar position.
Experience of accounting software packages (preferably QuickBooks and/or Sage), proven ability to learn new software packages.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products, in particular Excel.
Good organisational skills with ability to multi-task and have attention to detail.
Plans and prioritises work effectively, with a proactive approach to issue resolution
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, in accordance with accounting principles, regulations and internal procedures.

Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rates of pay- market competitive, structured working pattern- core business hours, Douglas based.