Clifton Nurseries Job Vacancy - Accounts Assistant - Surrey

Job Vacancy - Accounts Assistant Clifton Nurseries Surrey

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Posted Jul 31st, 2019
by Clifton Nurseries

Clifton Nurseries Ltd has been inspiring, designing, building and supplying the most beautiful gardens since 1851 and an opportunity has arisen to join the team at the iconic nursery’s Surrey branch based in Addlestone, near Weybridge.

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant who will:

  • Support the small accounts team by using their proven experience in both the Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger functions and will also have credit control experience or be able to demonstrate a capability to deal with this aspect of the role.
  • Be able to demonstrate their computer skills and knowledge of computerised systems
  • Be a friendly, positive and enthusiastic person with good communication skills who can deal with and work through issues with clients, suppliers and colleagues of all levels in a mature, calm, proficient and effective manner.
  • Have the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Pride themselves in having excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload but with a flexible approach to meet month end deadlines
  • Possibly have an interest in horticulture generally

Aspects of the work to include but are not limited to:

  • Raising of monthly recurring and ad hoc sales invoices and issuing monthly statements of accounts.
  • Allocating payments received, processing of credit card payments from Customers and the creation of the monthly direct debit payment request.
  • Liaising with Clients to collect overdue funds or with queries
  • Weekly aged debtors report and receipt forecasting for cashflow purposes
  • Processing Supplier invoices received daily
  • Liaising with Suppliers re account queries
  • Assisting with/prepare Supplier payments
  • Suppliers statement reconciliation
  • Keeping documentation filing/scanning up to date
  • Assisting the Accounts Supervisor in any other tasks as required

The position is permanent and ideally full time but some flexibility on hours would be considered.

In return we offer a competitive salary according to experience.

To apply for this position at Clifton Nurseries Surrey, please email a covering letter and up-to-date CV to Clifton Nurseries recruitment, specifying Accounts Assistant, Clifton Surrey as the role you are interested in.  

Clifton Nurseries is an equal opportunities employer.

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