Accounts Assistant

Vacancy posted: Sunday, 11 September 2016

Salary: 18,000 to 22,000 DOE
Location: Perth

Job ref. no.: MC104

Jenson Fisher is the exclusive recruitment partner of Green Tourism who are looking to recruit an accomplished Accounts Assistant to be based at their Head Office in Perth.

Green Tourism

Green Tourism is the world’s “go-to” standard for Sustainable Tourism. It is run by a team of passionate and dedicated environmentalists delivering 5 star customer experience. If you love the planet and can give great customer care you would find working with Green Tourism both rewarding and fulfilling!

Joining Green Tourism means that you will be working for the organisation that delivers the largest certification programme of its kind. With a business built on a passion for the environment and a commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to their members, there is a real feeling of family and community at Green Tourism. You will be joining an organisation that offer a flexible approach in all that they do, a culture where people are treated with honesty and respect and also the opportunity to be a part of something special and meaningful. Having been running since 1997, Green Tourism are a not-for-profit organisation with more than 2000 members across the UK, Ireland, Italy, Canada and Zimbabwe alone.

The Role – Accounts Assistant

Green Tourism are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant on a permanent, full time basis to provide a key financial support to senior management. The purpose of the role is to undertake the financial administration of the company including all bookkeeping activities generated by a membership organisation as well as producing monthly management accounts, dealing with VAT returns and monthly payroll. The role will suit a highly organised, self-motivated individual with the ability to be a strong team player with a commercial understanding of business relationships. This is a great professional development opportunity with study support available for the right candidate.

You must have previous experience working within a similar role and, as the successful candidate, your responsibilities will include;

  • Raise invoices and follow through with credit control where required.
  • Input supplier invoices and arrange payment in line with credit terms.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Bank deposits as required.
  • Maintain orderly accounting records.
  • Budgeting and forecasting.
  • Preparation of monthly management information.
  • Processing payroll.
  • VAT returns and documentation with HMRC.
  • Liaise with external accountant on year end accounts.

The Person

Consideration will only be given to candidates who are experienced in a similar role and share the same values as Green Tourism. You will be a confident and pro-active person and will be comfortable providing exemplary support to existing and potential members from their initial application through to the renewal of their annual memberships. You will be IT literate with experience using multiple software packages including Sage and you will have also had exposure to CRM systems being able to demonstrate effective management of these throughout your day to day works. You will be a strong communicator, have the ability to prioritise / manage your own workload and ultimately have the desire to become an important member of the Green Tourism team.

The Package

  • Starting salary circa £20,000 depending on experience.
  • 31 days holiday including publics.
  • 40 hour working week.
  • Study support if required.

How to Apply

Jenson Fisher is operating as an exclusive partner of Green Tourism. For a confidential discussion please contact Martin Crines, Partner using the contact details provided alternatively please apply by clicking the link.

All third party applications will be forwarded to Jenson Fisher for consideration.

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Contact Name Martin Crines
Telephone 01382 787090
Address Jenson Fisher
Unit 15
Prospect III,
Dundee Technology Park
Dundee

About Green Business UK Ltd

Green Tourism is the world's leading Sustainable Tourism Certification Programme with more than 2000 members across the UK, Ireland, Italy, Canada and Zimbabwe.

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