Accounts Assistant

£27500 / year

About Candidate



  • 2008 GCSEs achieved including Maths – Hoërskool Swarland

Systems used

  • Microsoft Word and Excel – V lookups/ Pivot tables
  • QuickBooks
  • Sage 50
  • Xero
  • NetSuite
  • Oracle

Career Summary

Current Employer – Library (Temporary Contract)

Position – Accounts Receivable Associate

Dates – March 2023 – Present

  • Working across a team of 6 – reporting to the Finance Manager
  • Assisting the Accounts Receivable team raising around 30 sales invoices daily using Oracle NetSuite
  • Responsible for identifying and correcting and discrepancies with sales invoices in a timely manner
  • Completing daily cash postings and allocations to assist with month end procedures
  • Responsible for sending monthly statements to debtors and assisting with chase letters
  • Monitoring emails and responding in order to meet SLAs

Previous Employer – Landscape Company (Temporary Contract)

Position – Accounts Assistant

Dates – November 2021 – February 2023

  • Generated/Processed purchase orders, invoices and expense claims and posted them on to the accounting software
  • Worked with the accounting team to complete bookkeeping
  • Created balance sheets, VAT returns, management accounts and ledgers
  • Completed month end / year-end processes
  • Performed bank reconciliations
  • Raised invoices using different tax codes
  • Chased payments
  • Created debt reports and sales sheets for stakeholders
  • Answered queries internally and externally

Before joining Wright Landscapes as an Accounts Assistant, Michael worked in various roles within Admin. Sectors Including: Financial Services / Manufacturers and Hospitality