Accounts Assistant Bookkeeper

ME Construction Limited
Winslow, UK
£35000 - £45000/annum
05 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Purpose of Position

* To take full ownership and responsibility over all aspects of the Sub-Contractor function

* To administer all aspects of the accounting function relating to technicians

* To assist the Management Accountant in administering the other accounting ledger functions, including the subcontract ledger, general ledger and job costing.

Principal Responsibilities

1. Technicians

* Obtain and collate technicians' weekly timesheets.

* Process technicians' weekly payments, code and allocate their cost to jobs.

* Set up ledger accounts in Sage 200 for new technicians and to maintain their ledger.

* Update bank on-line bulk payment list with details of new technicians.

* Verify new technicians with the HMRC.

* Update technicians' weekly payment schedule on Excel.

* Deal with any technician's queries promptly and professionally.

2. Subcontractor Ledger

* Process subcontractor payment certificates on Sage 200

* Issue cheques or make BACS payments to subcontractors.

* Submit monthly CIS300 Subcontractor Returns to the Revenue

* Set up accounts for new subcontractors and verify them with HMRC

* Dealing with subcontractor queries and following up on payment requests

. 3 Purchase Ledger

* Take provide support and back-up to purchase ledger function.

* Process Directors' credit card statements on Excel spreadsheet and post onto Sage 200.

* Process weekly staff expenses and make payment via BACS on a timely basis.

4. General Ledger

* Maintenance of general ledger accounts

* Perform month-end accounts closure procedure like reconciliation of all major control accounts

4. Other Duties

* Ensuring expenses are processed in a timely manner and adhere to internal controls.

* Set-up new contracts on Sage 200 system in line with agreed processes.

* Help with recording and sending all supplier and subcontractor cheques in the post and any other cheques applicable.

* Answer telephone calls and deal with Accounts queries.

* Help with holiday cover to ensure that the accounting functions of invoice and payment processing are continued smoothly in the absence of the Finance Director.

* Any other ad hoc accounting tasks and duties when required

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