Accounts Assistant/Cashier

  • Job Reference: MC118
  • Date Posted: 6 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £18,000 to £23,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + benefits
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People are actively seeking strong candidates to join our client who are a leading Insurance Group as an Accounts Assistant/Cashier where you will support the business in handling client payments.

If you have previous experience of working within an Accounts Department and/or have experience of handling client payments for services in a head office environment then this is a great opportunity to create an exciting career path.

Role Summary
Provide Accounts/Cashier service for all companies within the Group. Achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. Ensure that responsibilities are completed in accordance with Group and/or Company policies.

Develop strong relationships with the Business Units, Suppliers & Markets
Respond to the Business Units' requirements as appropriate
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically

Bank and allocate incoming cash and cheques
Process cheque and electronic payments for all Group company bank accounts
Process inter-group cash transfer requests for all Group company bank accounts
Review and arrange authorization of correctly processed payment requests
Processing of entries onto Group company Accounting and Banking systems
Reconcile and maintain all bank and system records
Process IBA credit card payments
Deal with accounts queries promptly and efficiently

Required Skills

Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation and to file documents appropriately
Ability to work effectively within a team
Prioritisation and organisational skills - able to work to deadlines
Self motivated
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders

Knowledge and Experience

Experience not essential, training will be given. However, preference will be given to applicants who have some experience of working in an office environment in an administrative capacity, ideally with numerical or Accounts information
It will be an advantage if the applicant has an understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market

Professional Qualifications
GCSE's (or equivalent) including Math's and English essential (to Grade C)
AAT Accounting qualification or studying - Desirable

Your reward.....

Salary £18,000.00 - £23,000.00 pa (dependent on experience)
Hours - 37.5 pw - Monday to Friday - 9 till 5.30
Holiday - 25 days plus Bank Holidays
Plus many Benefits!

APPLY NOW for a swift interview!!!!

Advancing People - Recruitment Specialists

Advancing People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency.