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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Heywood, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tia Chetram

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Mpeople Accountancy & Finance are exclusively recruiting for an experienced, vibrant Accounts Assistant to join a progressing and growing organisation based in Rochdale. Mpeople have recruited for this key client on several occasions with fantastic candidate feedback each time. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company with a fantastic working environment and culture.

Position - Accounts Assistant

Salary - £21k-£23k per annum

Holidays - 25 Days plus bank holidays

Hours - Monday to Friday - 9am - 5pm

Free onsite parking

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining Purchase Ledger
  • Processing invoices
  • Processing daily payment for all supplier invoices
  • Deal with any payment queries as arise / supplier queries
  • Monthly payment run for suppliers
  • Reconciling supplier statements chasing up missing invoices/credits
  • Maintaining sales ledger
  • Update & Maintain all cash books and Post Sales Ledger Cash
  • Process Cash Expenses through Online banking system
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Maintain cash flows for all bank accounts
  • Assist with Month End Closing of ledgers
  • Allocate & clear Sales & Purchase ledger accounts for open items
  • Invoice financing
  • VAT returns
  • Deal with external bodies with queries in connection with normal duties e.g auditors, government departments
  • Credit control duties / reducing aged debt

Person Specification

  • 2 years experience within a similar role
  • AAT Qualification desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and ability to work independently.
  • Strong excel skills
  • Purchase ledger experience / Sales ledger experience
  • Knowledge of invoice financing would be desirable

If you would like to apply for the role please click the link below or send your email direct to Sophie at sophie@mpeople-recruitment.com, alternatively call 0161 622 9899 to discuss further.

Please note that MPeople recruitment can not always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as not been successful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.