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Date Added: Sat 17/07/2021

Accounts Assistant

Greater Manchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £18000 - £21000/annum

Job Title: Purchase Ledger Clerk/Accounts Assistant

Sector: Manufacturing

Location: Carrington

Salary: 18,000 to 21,000

The successful candidate will join a team of four and report into a finance director, this role would suit a candidate who enjoys working on a number of processes such as purchase ledger and sales ledger

It is preferable for the candidate to have at least 1 years' experience plus working in a finance department, the role would also suit a graduate who has had exposure to invoice processing


* Responsible for managing all aspects of the Sterling, Euro and Dollar Purchase Ledger;
* Recording and processing purchase invoices accurately and ensuring all invoices are correctly authorised;
* Responsible for carrying out monthly supplier statement reconciliations prior to payment;
* Producing two supplier payment runs a month and setting up on internet banking for approval by Finance Director;
* Processing daily sales invoices, uploading on to accounting system and factors accounts and producing daily sales reports distributed across the business;
* Responsible for posting cash to the Purchase and Sales Ledger and carry out month end reconciliations;
* Processing new customer applications, requesting changes in credit limits and updating customer details with the Factoring company;
* Preparing daily bank reconciliations across all bank accounts and receipts and payments are correctly recorded and allocated;
* Responsible for managing the Sterling petty cash and processing transactions on the accounting system;
* Checking of carriage invoices to quotes prior to authorisation;
* Processing debit/credit card payments from customers;
* Submitting monthly Intrastat arrivals;
* Preparing weekly payroll from wages sheets provided using Sage Payroll system and setting up on internet banking for approval by Finance Director;
* Main point of contact with suppliers in terms of dealing with queries and requests and maintaining accurate details of existing suppliers;
* Work within guidelines and report to the Finance Director on outstanding issues;
* Handle queries and resolves problems within company guidelines and policy;

The Candidate

* Strong communication skills and ability to establish and maintain good relationships;
* Excellent attention to detail and reconciliation of supplier accounts, capable of identifying and resolving wider issues;
* Genuine enthusiasm for providing a high standard of customer service and an ability to promote a positive attitude within a Finance team of four;
* Well organised with an ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands effectively;
* Prior experience of Sage Line 50 accounting package is desirable but not essential;

Please apply for the role by clicking the link, for more information call Maria @Aspion
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