Accounts Administrator, Global Business Solutions - Cheltenham

Department: Global Business Solutions

Location: Cheltenham

Closing Date: 15 July 2024

Accounts Administrator, Global Business Solutions - Cheltenham

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in more than 145 countries and across 809 offices globally.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

At Crowe, our aim is to create a community where regardless of gender, identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, education or background, everyone is valued, can flourish and achieve their full potential.

About the role

Crowe’s growing Global Business Solutions department provides outsourced accounting and tax services to multinational companies. The Assistant will support more experienced members of the team in delivering timely services and solutions to clients.

Duties/Responsibilities

Preparing payments

  • Reporting to the Payments Manager and act as a support function for all teams – see below
  • Prepare payments from accounts teams in a payment run to be raised in-line with the required deadlines.
  • Prepare payment packs to be issued to Supervisor with sufficient backup documentation and a high-quality standard as per the internal payment procedures.
  • Raising payments in various banking platform as requested by teams.
  • Attention to detail required to ensure payments are raised accurately.
  • Collating and issuing monthly invoices on behalf of the Manager/Partner.
  • Attention to detail required to ensure the correct attachments are included in the e-mails.
  • Working with multiple teams in the invoicing process
  • Providing additional task support to the Payments Manager as directed from time to time

Debtor Maintenance

  • Monitoring the aged debts
  • Following up with clients as required for overdue balances.
  • Working with the management teams to ensure overdue balances are communicated to clients.
  • Client employee expense analysis - develop an understanding of VAT issues, and taxable

Accounts Payable Support

  • Supporting the Global Business Solutions AP team with invoice processing
  • Communicating questions raised with local affiliates.
  • Following up with management teams as needed for details on invoices received.

Required attributes. 

  • previous accounting experience
  • International accounting experience an advantage
  • Organised and able to deal with multiple deadlines and prioritise tasks appropriately.
  • Excellent communication skills, and an ability to gain trust and develop relationships quickly.
  • Able to share knowledge within the team and carry out research as needed.
  • Awareness of risk, and ability to deliver high-quality documents.
  • IT skills – ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and accounting systems, such as SAGE, NetSuite etc.
  • An interest in the big picture around what Global Business Solutions and the wider Firm can offer to our clients.
  • Attention to detail.

Why choose Crowe?

At Crowe we understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace.

Whether you’re working in statutory audit, corporate tax or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, we place our people at the centre of everything that we do; promoting a collaborative, inclusive and friendly culture while remaining passionate about supporting and developing our people as they build their careers. We listen to our people and adapt to their changing needs alongside the needs of our growing business. We invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

At Crowe, you will find the specialist knowledge, the resources and the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career, with continued learning and development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits.

We want to create the best environment for our people to grow and thrive and recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment, which we would be happy to discuss with you further.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation, driving effectiveness in our teams and providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit which is supported by a clearly defined career pathway..

 

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