Accounts Executive / Bookkeeper - Part Time

Employer
Phoenix Organics Ltd
Location
HR7 4HS, Bromyard
Salary
£21 - £25k FTE
Closing date
16 Mar 2021

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Accounts Executive / Bookkeeper - Bromyard, Herefordshire ,HR7 4HS

Part Time - 3 Days

Salary : £21 - £25k FTE

About Us...

Phoenix Organics is a wholesaler of UK and imported organic fresh fruit and vegetables.

We specialise in supplying organic fruit and vegetables to home delivery box schemes and independent retail outlets throughout the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

We pride ourselves on our high levels of customer care, quality produce and a commitment to ethical values and honest trading practices supporting organic agriculture in the UK.

About the role...

Background of Position

Phoenix Organics is embarking on an exciting period of change to revitalise and restructure the company to develop a modern and profitable example of an ethical business. We are looking for a committed individual to work with the General Manager, to lead, develop and modernise the accounting and bookkeeping practices of the company.

Main purpose of job:

  • Accurate and efficient management of the Phoenix and Skylark accounts
  • Responsible for running the Sage accounting system
  • Ensuring payment of all customer invoices within the company’s terms
  • Ensure payroll company provided with monthly information accurately and promptly
  • Manage our year-round Soil Association requirements for our annual certification
  • Weekly and monthly sales and expenditure reports
  • Ad hoc reporting as and when required

Responsibilities, duties and tasks:

Accounting

  • Process and pay invoices on Sage
  • Complete and submit tax returns, VAT returns and NI contributions
  • Liaise with Phoenix appointed accountants and auditors to prepare the financial information for end of year accounts
  • Check UK and overseas invoices against QC’s and enter onto Sage
  • Enter BACS receipts for POL and Skylark onto Sage
  • Make BACS payments to UK and overseas suppliers
  • Bank reconciliation for Phoenix and Skylark accounts
  • Enter customer cheques and cash onto Sage and complete bank deposit
  • Administer petty cash and balance customer cash till
  • Accruals and repayments and associated spreadsheet
  • End of month customer statements
  • End of month stock journals
  • Provide weekly and monthly sales and expenditure reports

Credit Control

  • Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting overdue invoices and debts
  • Evaluating new credit requests and setting up terms and conditions of credit
  • Processing and reconciliation of invoices to Sage
  • Checking and posting receipts onto Sage

Payroll

  • Provide monthly timesheets and any expenses for relevant staff to the payroll company
  • Provide P45’s, new starter details and pension scheme details to the payroll company

Certification

  • Obtain a copy of our supplier’s organic certificates annually
  • Collate the required information for the annual Soil Association inspection

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING:

  • Accounting and/or bookkeeping qualifications
  • Strong working knowledge of Sage

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE:

  • At least two years experience in accounting and bookkeeping
  • At least two years experience of operating Sage accounting system
  • High level of knowledge of Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Organised, methodical and excellent attention to detail
  • Embraces and is committed to IT and new technology within the accounting role and throughout the company.

Company

Phoenix Organics Ltd is a wholesaler of UK and imported organic fresh fruit and vegetables.

We specialise in supplying organic fruit and vegetables to home delivery box schemes and independent retail outlets throughout the United Kingdom and Southern Ireland.

We pride ourselves on our high levels of customer care, quality produce and a commitment to ethical values and honest trading practices supporting regional organic agriculture in the West Midlands.

Find Us
Location
Porthouse Industrial Estate
Bromyard
Herefordshire
HR7 4HS
United Kingdom
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