Accounts Assistant

We are currently looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our team.


  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • On site parking


  • Experience or qualification in finance - Desirable
  • Experience using Sage - Desirable
  • Goal orientated - Focused on completing tasks to achieve planned objectives
  • The ideal candidate must take a proactive approach and use initiative, and be responsible for managing their own workload
  • Be an effective communicator at all levels, with strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Be able to work autonomously
  • Excel skills


Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the senior purchase ledger with processing large volumes of invoices and dealing with supplier queries internally and externally
  • Setting up new suppliers and customer accounts
  • Reconciling statements
  • Petty cash and credit card postings and reconciliations
  • Completing monthly ledger reconciliations
  • When needed, assisting with Credit Control including chasing overdue accounts, allocating payments, maintaining aged debt and credit checking new customers
  • Prepare and send statements to customers
  • Key involvement in regular audits
  • Provide month end reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Journal postings
  • Other ad-hoc duties required


  • Be able to organise yourself and others
  • Self-motivation
  • Computer literate, including all Microsoft programs
  • Tailored Fire & Security are NSI Gold Approved and therefore screen all employees in line with BS 7858 and DBS checked

Employment: Full-Time
Base Salary:
Location: Greater Manchester
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Phone: +44 (0) 161 874 1940

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