Accounts Assistant – Team Leader

Accounts Assistant – Team Leader

Accounts Assistant – Team Leader 

Permanent – Full Time

About us…

In 1890 Eliza-Jane Rodda started making Cornish clotted cream in her farmhouse kitchen here in the heart of Cornwall. Over 125 years on, we’re still crafting it the same way.

We’re proud of our history and passionate about our products and our people. Rodda’s is known across the world for crafting the best Cornish Clotted cream – this is down to our care and attention to detail. Without a dedicated team our success would not be possible. Every single member of our team understands they will have an impact on the service we provide and can make a difference in delivering the excellent Rodda’s service, to make Eliza-Jane proud.

Role Purpose

The Accounts Assistant- Team Leader will lead the team giving support and direction daily and assist in the provision of high quality and professional accountancy support to the Financial Controller and the Finance team. Responsible for the daily financial administration Supplier Accounts.

What are the key responsibilities?

  • Assisting with the preparation of cash flow and budget reporting
  • Managing Credit Control
  • Support Financial Controller with the Asset Registers
  • Checking coding and entered data
  • Processing supplier payments
  • Receipting customer payment
  • Bank and ledger reconciliations
  • Updating bank and cash details
  • Payroll reconciliations
  • Posting Accruals and Prepayments
  • Reconciling Credit Card statements and liaising with staff for information
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with Management Reports
  • Assisting Head of Milk Supply with milk data analysis
  • Preparing and submitting customer invoices
  • Customer account maintenance and setting up new customer accounts
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary as and when required
  • To assist in creating and reinforcing a strong customer focused, responsive flexible, “can do” culture throughout the department
  • To deal with customers and suppliers in a professional manner
  • Answering telephone/e-mail enquiries into the team.
  • To attend internal/ external meetings as appropriate.
  • To participate in the Company’s annual Personal Development Plans (PDP) and to achieve your targets / quality / standards in line with the Company’s targets.

What are we looking for?

  • Driving work of others along
  • Getting results, ensuring key goals, targets and deadlines are met
  • Reprioritizing team deliveries as necessary.
  • Recognized by others across the Company as someone who delivers what they say they will
  • Develops and maintains professional expertise.
  • Promoting team objectives and activities
  • Taking ownership for actions, seeing things through
  • Taking responsibility for own decisions and actions and encouraging others within the team
  • Assertively contributing own views and ideas and actively seeking the views of others within the team
  • Highlight and communicate success
  • Encourage and utilise team working skills when dealing with daily issues.
  • Be a people person, enjoy the opportunity to lead
  • Organised and good attention to detail
  • Can plan ahead, meet deadlines and multi task
  • Happy to work as part of a small team
  • Reliable with good time management

Knowledge and skills

  • GCSE English Grade C or above
  • GCSE Math Grade C or above
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Reliable with good time management
  • IT skills Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Keen interest in a career in Accountancy

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent