Accounts Assistant

£25000 / year

About Candidate

Education/Qualification

  • Currently studying AAT Level IV
  • 2017 Accounting – Stafford College
  • 2012 Diploma in Travel and Tourism / GCSE Maths – Stafford College
  • 2010 GCSE English – King Edwards VI High School Stafford

Systems used

  • Microsoft Word and Excel – Intermediate – V Look Ups / Pivot Tables
  • SAP / Integra / Coda and DReam
  • In house systems – Just Produce

Career Summary

Most Recent Employer – Media Company

Position – Accounts Assistant

Dates – March 2022 – June 2022 (Contract)

  • Reported to the Line Producer
  • Prepared details Purchase Ledger Reconciliations and process large value Payment Runs
  • Processed Invoices and Reconciliation of credit cards
  • Liaised with internal departments and external Suppliers to resolve and minimise outstanding queries

Previous Employer – Council

Position – Payments Assistant

Dates – March 2021 – March 2022

  • Reported to the Payments Manager
  • Invoice Processing – analysing the invoicing/credit notes with high attention to detail when inputting onto Integra
  • Match Invoices to Credit Notes and GRN’s
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Statements

Previous Employer – Travel Company

Position – Various Roles

Dates – June 2016 – November 2020

March 2018 – November 2020 Accounts Assistant – Reported to the Treasury Manager – worked as part of a team of 4 – worked across CODA / DREAM and Travel Power – exported Data from Travel Power to DREAM

  • Completed reconciliation of Purchase and Sales ledgers – up to and including Month End
  • Month End Bank Reconciliation and Reporting x 3 FX and Sterling Accounts
  • Assisted with Daily cashflow activities
  • Minimised and resolved outstanding Queries so profitability is maximised
  • Accurate maintenance of in-house systems for accurate Account processing
  • Liaised with internal branches and external suppliers to ensure smooth financial running of the business to provide accurate Accounts
  • Worked up to and including Trial Balance – for review by the Management Accounts team

June 2016 – March 2018 Accounts Administrator

  • Worked end to end Purchase Ledger – up to and including Supplier Statement Reconciliations
  • Completed a full reconciliation of Credit Card spends
  • Collated data to ensure timely raising of Customer invoicing
  • Minimised and resolved outstanding queries to maximise profitability through working relationships with external suppliers and internal branches
  • Development of working relationship with Bank reconciliation, Credit Control and Branch staff

Previous Employer – NHS

Position – Finance Assistant

Dates – January 2016 – June 2016

  • Invoicing- Analysed the invoice and data received
  • Updated the spreadsheet, entering the invoice into SAP and scanning invoice onto the system
  • Coding of invoicing using SAP
  • Effective email management- contacting and responding to service providers and social workers emails
  • Contacting another department for queries when needing more information or authorisation
  • Telephone handling, retrieving incoming calls and make outgoing calls to colleagues and providers or social workers

Previous Employer – Engineering Company

Position – Administration Assistant

Dates – September 2015 – December 2015

Previous Employer – Retail

Position – Administrator / Shop Assistant

Dates – November 2007 – September 2015

  • A family run business and had been for up to 50 years
  • Processed customer and supplier invoices using SAGE and file away once completed
  • Prepared supplier accounts for VAT returns
  • Prepared Lowndes Fruits daily income for banking
  • Keep the company’s record of the cheque account up to date
  • Alongside customer service facing role had responsibilities of completing a daily stock check and cashing up of the tills as well as preparing tills with sufficient change for the next day