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I am a highly motivated, resourceful and recently AAT certified Accounts Assistant with recent experience in credit control, and purchase and sales ledgers acquired within fast-paced commercial environments. I am skilled in utilising my advanced communication and interpersonal skills to successfully establish and maintain relationships with colleagues and customers. I pride myself on my exceptional organisational ability and I can effectively manage my time to meet multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Attentive to detail, with a logical and analytical approach, I am accustomed to solving problems and issues. I am a proactive and dedicated individual with a solid employment history spanning a decade and I am now keen to play a vital role in financial decision-making and add significant value to a business, ideally within the motor industry.
Ability to Learn New Systems
SAGE Line 50
Sales & Purchase Ledger
Excellent IT Knowledge
Exceptional Administrative Skills
Double Entry Bookkeeping
Monitoring Performance & KPIs
Business to Business
Accounts Assistant | London Motor and Truck Maintenance
I joined the role as Accounts Assistant following the completion of my professional AAT qualification and I was then put in charge of managing the sales and purchase ledgers for the company. Additionally, I was responsible for managing all debts, and allocating cash and sending statements. Additionally, I am responsible for overseeing that purchase ledger invoices were posted and coded accurately. I also received training in SAGE Line 50.
Successfully communicating widely with the business and management to validate invoices and raised credit notes
Instrumental in maintaining transactional records to support strategic management decision making
Astutely identified and reconciled over £50K in aged debt that was dated at over 2 years old
Maintained full responsibility for the timely preparation of accounts and assessed the adequacy of internal controls
Liaised directly across the organisation to identity and influence key financial decisions which included interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
Accounts and Finance Assistant | Business Administrative Systems Ltd
May 2008-December 2019
As an Accounts and Finance Assistant I joined the company during its infancy and remained with the company during a period of substantial growth. I maintained overall accountability for providing a highly efficient accounts and finance support, which included processing customer payments and I promptly identified and resolved any payment issues.
Effectively controlled stock record statement and raised and processed invoices
Reconciled financial accounts and direct debits; ensuring exceptional accuracy and transparency
Ensured a timely response to emails and letters and managed spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals further demonstrating an exceptional command of English
Delivered comprehensive and expert financial support and advice across all levels of the business
Treasurer and Trustee | RSPCA
May 2007-May 2008
During my studies, I secured a voluntary role as a Treasurer and Trustee for a leading charity in my local area. During this time I managed all accounts and maintained records for the charity utilising SAGE and Microsoft Excel. I was also responsible for preparing analytics and I wrote reports to advise on trends to enable business decision making. I was also accountable for preparing the monthly bank reconciliations, identifying and investigating items for reconciliation
Regarded for the ability to interpret and explain complex financial information to enable greater understanding
Instrumental in identifying issues relating to missed payments which equated to £8K in savings
Welcomed additional duties and appointed as the authorised account signatory
London College of Finance and Accounting
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (2020)
International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping (2019)
Jen Wiss-Carline has been a Senior Manager and Consultant for several sizeable companies which included dealing with all aspects of staff management and recruitment. She is also a Solicitor and Chartered Legal Executive, having been admitted as a Fellow in February 2006.