Accounts Assistant

Closing Date: 20 Jan 2020

Vacancy: Accounts Assistant
Reference: E-AA-01/20
Date: 7th January 2020
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to: Accounts Receivable Co-ordinator
Location: Energia, Newforge Lane, Belfast


Your new company…
At Energia Group we are already working for you every day.
How? As Ireland’s leading energy provider, we generate and supply energy to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the island of Ireland via our Power NI, Power Procurement and Energia businesses. Chances are, when you flick the switch we’ve had something to do with the lights coming on.


As you can imagine, powering over 1 million customers takes a pretty big team of people who are as powerful and energetic as the electricity we supply. Our industry is in a constant state of change and we need exceptional people like you to help us deliver the future of energy. So… are you ready to switch on your career with Ireland’s leading energy provider?
What we offer…


Joining us on a permanent contract, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus an attractive bonus structure. With a market leading benefits package including up to 36 days leave a year, generous company pension scheme, healthcare, access to Learning and Development opportunities, Wellbeing Programme, Subsidised Gym Membership and free onsite car parking!


Your new role…
There is currently a requirement for an Accounts Assistant within the Energia Accounts Receivable team based in Newforge Lane, Belfast. Working as part of the Accounts Receivable team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of this function are completed accurately and within the timescales required. The successful candidate will be responsible for resolving cash processing errors and supporting ongoing cash flow management activities.


This is a varied role and included but not limited to those responsibilities listed below.


Main Duties:
• Liaise with other departments to ensure prompt resolution of queries including those identified through exception reports
• Perform analysis on key customer accounts
• Investigate funds placed into the suspense account
• Process remittances received from customers on a daily basis to ensure payments are
correctly allocated
• Researching, analysing and correcting any misapplied payments
• Completion of daily cash books
• Control of customer refund and bad debt write-off processes
• Input into overall KPI and cashflow reporting


Benefits and Location
The post will be offered on a permanent basis and will include an attractive benefits package,
including a salary to reflect the skills and experience of the successful candidate. The post will
be based in our offices at Energia, Newforge Lane, Belfast.


Essential Criteria:
• Minimum 12 months previous experience working in a Financial Administration role
• Must have GCSE Maths and English, Grades A*- C or equivalent
• Demonstrate good excel skills


Desirable Criteria:
• Experience in an Accounts Receivable role
Competencies:
• Professional Integrity
• Drive for Results
• Communication
• People and Team Development


To apply
Please complete the following steps;
• Email your CV to [email protected]
• Download, complete and return the Monitoring Form to
[email protected]


Applications must contain the completed CV and Questionnaire to be considered for this role.


All emails must quote the job title and vacancy reference in the subject box.
**NB: All correspondence will be communicated via email.**
(please also keep an eye on your junk email folder)


A reserve list will be held for 6 months in which you will be placed if you are suitable for the role.
If successful in this role you will be required to carry out a Basic Access NI check.

Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.
Our Access NI Statement Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy will be provided upon
request to HR.


Additional Requirements:
The job requires a considerable degree of commitment, flexibility and adaptability on the part of
the job holders to meet quality standards and work deadlines. The individual must have a
forward thinking approach and be able to work independently.


The closing date for applications is 20th January 2020

Energia Group is an equal opportunities employer.