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Accounts Administrator

  • Location: Oldham, United Kingdom
  • Salary: c £22,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Insurance & Claims
  • Contact: Peter Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 11 August 2021
  • Job Ref: PSM/17721

Your new role:

Our client is a specialist in providing drainage, fresh water supply and building services to householders, business owners and insurers across the UK

You will be responsible for providing accounts support to the business. Ensuring accounting processes are handled in line with service delivery and company and client requirements at all times

and ensuring that:

  • Accounting decisions are undertaken accurately and effectively

  • Manage the day to day accounting function

  • Legislative industry best practice and protocols are met;

  • Quantum decisions and negotiations are concluded accurately

Key responsibilities include:

  • Purchase ledger invoice processing

  • Supplier statement reconciliation and managing queries

  • Sales ledger processing

  • Bank reconciliation

  • Resolving customer queries

  • Petty cash management

  • Processing cheques for banking

  • General accounts administration including data cleansing

  • Credit control

  • Taking payments from customers

  • Dealing with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and other third parties in a professional and timely manner

  • Management Reporting

  • Ensuring FCA regulations are adhered to always

  • Showing initiative and problem solving/analytical skills

  • Accurate financial interpretation of claims

  • Build relationships with customers and insurers

  • Support Claims Handlers to assist with meeting deadlines, liaising with approved contractors and clients regarding the approval of schedules and estimates whilst ensuring that KPI’s are met on all claims handled

  • Endeavour to constantly improve processes and procedures

  • Liaise with clients when required

  • Ensuring accounts functions are handled within the appropriate timescales & in accordance with client KPI's and SLA's

  • Dealing with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and other third parties in a professional and timely manner

  • Ensure full compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 at all times.

Knowledge and skills requires for this role:

  • AAT qualified or equivalent

  • Strong working knowledge of legislation, accounting best practice and protocols

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate, both verbal and written at all levels within the business

  • Capable of working under own initiative and without supervision

  • Numerate and methodical with a keen eye for detail

  • A proactive self-starter and demonstrate a can-do attitude

  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and schedules

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook

Please note, should you not receive feedback within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.