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Accounts Assistant in Weymouth at Agincare

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Reference Number: 007346

Area: Portland / Region: Dorset

Basic Salary: £18-21k

Bonus: Long Service Award                                      

Job Description

Agincare are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Accounts Assistant to join the Finance department within our Head office on Portland, Dorset

As the Accounts Assistant you will be supporting both the maintenance of the purchase ledger and the maintenance of cash flows into the group, whilst delivering excellent customer service.

What we offer our Accounts Assistant:

  • 18k – 21k
  • 40 hours a week.
  • Located in Portland, Dorset.
  • Free Parking
  • Long service bonus.
  • Excellent career progression.

Main duties and responsibilities of an Accounts Assistant

  • Generate private and Social Services Sales Invoices. Generate Customer Statements and Chase letters.
  • Maintain good working relationships with Care Home managers and admin staff.
  • Resolve Invoicing and Sales Ledger queries in a timely and efficient manner. Reconcile, maintain and update Customer Accounts and Customer histories on the relevant databases.
  • Maintain strong relationships with local Council payments staff and work with them to deliver and receive the relevant information contracts in order to achieve accurate billing and bring cash in on time.
  • Calculate and communicate changes in Council funding/assessments.
  • Input and process Purchase ledger invoices, including data entry, checking and gaining authorisation using the purchase order system, processing payments, remittances and filing
  • Process the monthly pay runs
  • Process petty cash requested from the care homes
  • Support the annual audit process
  • Support the achievement of the team’s targets.
  • Other administrative duties as become necessary for all Agincare companies.



Job Requirements

What an Excellent Accounts Assistant Looks Like 

You must have:

  • Good numerical skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Computer literate, good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience working with databases
  • Good level of self-motivation
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, at all levels
  • Effectively manage your workload within agreed timescales
  • The legal right to work in the UK

About Us

Agincare is a family run business which has been operating for over 32 years, we employee over 3,000 staff.  As a company we support the ‘believe in good care campaign’ to highlight the good work which is carried out by Care Assistants and our sector as a whole.