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Accounts Apprentice

Role Purpose

To provide a professional and effective accounts administration service to the operational departments.

Role Accountabilities

Assist with duties deemed appropriate within Customer Management Accounts

  • Processing and reconciling bank statements
  • Completion of daily reconciliations on bulk bank imports
  • Process customer transaction confirmations
  • Reconciliation of sales ledger accounts
  • Completion of daily cash reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of control accounts

Assist with duties deemed appropriate within Data Services

  • Maintain the customer records/databases to ensure that accurate customer, company and assignment information is available
  • Provide information on request to relevant departments for customer mailings etc, ensuring the data is complete and accurate and delivered within agreed timescales
  • Record and process correspondence in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
  • Process all HMRC post in accordance with Technical/HMRC guidelines
  • Ensure that appropriate follow-up action is taken when dealing with customer queries or issues
  • File all paperwork on a daily basis
  • Maintain electronic and manual records in line with business procedures and statutory requirements
  • Carry out work in accordance with internal policies and procedures and that relevant compliance or regulatory requirements are met

Assist with duties deemed appropriate within Invoicing

  • Process all customer invoice requests accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Produce all customer invoice statements accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Ensure that the customers Sales Ledger is clean by accurately matching receipts to invoices
  • Communicate with customers ‘debtors’ to recover payment of any unpaid invoices and VAT, proactively resolving any issues to prevent future credit control issues
  • Resolve and reconcile any Sales Ledger or Payroll related queries within agreed timescales – delivering a Brilliant service at all times
  • Process all customer bank and credit card statements accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Ensure all clearance accounts are clean, carrying out accurate reconciliations as appropriate and journaling to the correct nominal code
  • Take appropriate follow up action when dealing with customer queries or issues
  • File all paperwork on a daily basis
  • Maintain electronic and manual records in line with business procedures and statutory requirements
  • Carry out work in accordance with internal policies and procedures and relevant compliance or regulatory requirements are met.

Assist with duties deemed appropriate within Expenses

  • Process all customer expense claims accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Return any unapproved expense claims to customers in line with the agreed policy
  • Where appropriate provide advice in line with the Expense Guideline policy to customers
  • Resolve and reconcile any Expenses or P11D related queries within agreed timescales – delivering a Brilliant service at all times
  • Take appropriate follow up action when dealing with customer queries or issues
  • File all paperwork on a daily basis
  • Maintain electronic and manual records in line with business procedures and statutory requirements
  • Carry out work in accordance with internal policies and procedures and ensure that relevant compliance or regulatory requirements are met.

Role Relationships

Working across all operational teams within the Accounts functions the role holder will report to the appropriate Team Leader.

It is also recognised that the role holder will have daily interactions with Brookson staff.

Personal Profile

  • Committed team player
  • Positive and proactive approach to work with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Attention to detail and achieves accuracy at all levels
  • Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Self Starter with the ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ideally GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above

Apply For This Job:

To apply for this job, or for more information please email:

recruitment@brookson.co.uk

 When applying, please attach your CV and covering letter.