Accounts Assistant

Location: England, Greater Manchester, Wigan
Type: Permanent
Ref: DLAA1
Rate/Salary: £20000 to £25000

Accounts Assistant
£20,000 – £25,000p/a + Benefits

Role Profile
A company who are at a very exciting stage of their growth are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper to join their team situated in the Wigan Area. This is a new role to join the existing accounts team in a fast paced environment. As Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper you will be supporting the group operations, working on a full time basis, Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining accurate records; reconciling, allocating and posting transactions
  • Checking company bank accounts and reconciling transactions
  • Updating weekly Cash Ledger position
  • Liaising with suppliers and processing and paying invoices
  • Appropriately coding payables to enable accurate financial reporting
  • Processing and paying expense claims
  • Processing payroll once prepared by accountants
  • Preparing purchase orders
  • Issuing client sales invoices
  • Monitor credit control and report on any issues
  • Controlling inter-company transactions
  • Working with accountants to create and run regular financial reports

About You
You will have worked in an Accounts Assistant role previously and be comfortable in a faced paced, growing business. The below are beneficial but not essential;

  • ICB/AAT qualified (minimum 2 years)
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar accounts role
  • Previous experience and proficiency in Xero a must
  • Able to produce clear financial reports using such accounting software
  • High level of numeracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Have a general understanding of compliance regulations relating to financial activities
  • Able to comply with regulations in relation to the company’s financial activities
  • Able to work unsupervised where required

£20,000 – £25,000p/a + Benefits

Job Information

Job Reference: DLAA1
Salary From: £20000
Salary To: £25000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: England, Greater Manchester, Wigan
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Accounts Assistant, Trainee Accountant. Accountant

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