Accounts Assistant

£25500 / year

About Candidate

Education/Qualification

  • Currently studying AAT Level 4 at Manchester College

Systems used

  • Excel – Intermediate / Advanced including Reports / Data Analysis / Reconciliations etc.
  • Sage Line 500
  • Starrez
  • Navision

Career Summary

Current Employer – Accommodation Company  

Position – Accounts Assistant

Dates – November 2017 – present

  • Reports to the Finance Manager works as part of the Finance Team and works internally with Operations Teams and externally with Debt Collection Agencies
  • Responsible for the preparation of detailed reports using Excel – reports include Debtors / Creditors / Tenants – produces analysis and notes of explanation
  • Responsible for preparation of Client Reports / Statements of Accounts to all Commercial Tenants
  • Weekly / monthly responsible for reconciliation of Client Accounts
  • Prepares bi-weekly Bank Reconciliations across 11 accounts
  • Responsible for General Ledger posting and Journal reconciliations – preparation for Month End by ensuring no Unallocated Funds
  • Monthly responsible for Final Accounts Reconciliations to be included in the Trial Balance
  • Responsible for raising invoices for Commercial Units – posting to Navision and reconciles against payments received
  • Responsible for Allocation of Payments and Reconciliation – allocates to GL Codes
  • Extensive Query Management and Resolution across Invoices and Payments
  • Full deposit management from recognising Cash as Deposit, protecting Deposit under the scheme, to checking and initiating Deposit release to Residential Tenants
  • VAT – to be aware of Invoices that are VAT exempt and re Car Park Revenue – responsible for allocation of VAT element to the General Ledger
  • Responsible for the management of Rental and Service Charges
  • Responsible for the management of Residential Debts – working closely with Debt Collection Agency
  • Consolidating Debtors listing with comments, highlighting potential Bad Debt
  • Responsible for processing Refunds, Adjustments to Residential Tenants, answering relevant queries
  • Any other reports or project as and when required

Previous Employer – Service Provider

Position – Administrator

Dates – September 2017 – November 2017

Previous Employer – Retail  

Position – Accounts Assistant / Purchase Ledger Clerk – Temp Assignment

Dates – July 2017 – September 2017

Previous Employer – Accountants

Position – Trainee

Dates – March 2016 – August 2016

Previous Employer – Engineering Company  

Position – Personal Assistant

Dates – March 2014 – August 2016

Previous Employer – Hospital

Position – Receptionist / Statistics Operative

Dates – 2009 – 2011