Robert Half

Accounts Assistant

Robert Half
Scotland, Edinburgh
£10 - £11 per hour
07 Nov 2018
05 Dec 2018
Joanna Hagan
Contract Type

Based in an impressive office with parking on-site, the company have a very strong reputation within their market and have seen strong growth over the last few years.


To support the accounts supervisor in administering the Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger (SL & PL) function. Issuing sales ledger invoices, receiving, posting and reconciling income and posting this accurately to customer accounts, providing credit control support; issuing reminders and chasing debt as necessary.

Processing invoices, matching PO's to invoices and dealing with supplier statements and completing bank reconciliations.

The Role
  • To raise and dispatch debtor invoices as required in accordance with agreed procedures and to respond to requests from customers to make payments by standing order, direct debit, giro or other means.
  • Creation of accounts and input of charges.
  • Examinations of customer credits.
  • Issue of accurate accounts for household related services.
  • Dealing with correspondence regarding accounts raised and other debtors invoiced
  • Liaison with internal and external customers regarding information needed for accounts and other debtors and to resolve queries.
  • Posting cash received files to the sales ledger and allocating this to customer accounts. Investigating any suspense accounts and making sure that these are cleared on a daily basis.
  • Posting direct debit payments onto customer accounts in the system ensuring that all are accurately posted and reconciled
  • To positively contribute and participate in the development and improvement of services provided by the Finance Team.
  • Any other reasonable requests as required by management

Salary & Benefits

This is a Temporary position paying £20,000 - £23,000 depending on experience with the potential for a permanent role depending on performance. Starting ASAP - the client operates a 37.5 hour working week.

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