Accounts Assistant

May 5, 2023
£24000 - £28000 / year

Job Description

Location: Rochdale

Working Hours: Full time

Salary: £24,000 – £28,000

Our client has been trading for over 50 years specialising in the importing consumer products is looking to appoint a Accounts Assistant on a 37 hour full time basis.  

You will be responsible for all Accounts Receivable responsibilities across a large consumer base while also providing wider finance support including purchase ledger and accounts when needed.


  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Ability to accrue additional holidays up to 5 days
  • Personal Pension Contributions
  • Employee membership subscriptions

Person Profile:

  • Experience within a similar finance role – preferably a sole position
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a heavy workload
  • Self-motivated – self stater
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Advanced computer literacy skills including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word.

Daily Duties:

  • Accounts Receivable Duties  – Approving or denying credit applications
  • Negotiating payment plans and setting up terms and conditions
  • Complex query management and resolution
  • Setting up repayments and working with external contacts to met resolution
  • Issue and follow up on overdue invoices
  • Starting legal proceedings if payments are missed
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Implementing changes in the company’s system
  • Processing supplier invoices
  • Experience with reconciliating statements along with resolving invoice queries
  • To post and allocate payments and keep ledgers clear and up to date.
  • To liaise with Management accountant regarding payments
  • Assist with month end reporting and purchase ledger close off.
  • Assist with year-end audits from an accounts payable perspective.
  • Assist in trade creditors, including allocating outstanding cash, full debit balance

To apply for the Accounts Assistant Role – please email your cv to


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