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Accounts Assistant - Permanent (20853)
N/A Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 258 Days Ago
Posted: 09-01-2020
22,000 - 23,000 - 22,000 - 23,000 Per Annum
Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm
Accounts & Finance
Salary: £22,000 - £23,000 per annum

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous bookkeeping/accounts experience including credit control
  • AAT part/fully qualified, or Qualified by Experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Can be flexible and be hands on in other departments should the need arise
  • Good at problem solving
  • Ability to hit the ground running
  • Confident and personable individual
  • Be passionate about making the role their own

Job Description:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Accounts Assistant to join our well-established client on a permanent basis. The company is based in Stoke on Trent and has grown to be a leading and award-winning provider of specialist manufacturing supplies.


The successful candidate will record all financial transactions, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments and will post information to accounting journals/software and reconcile accounts to ensure their accuracy. There is quite an amount of manual work involved in this role; therefore interested candidates need to be able to work with multiple manual cashbooks, spreadsheets and payment of cheques.


As an Accounts Assistant the role will consist of:


  • Purchase ledger - posting cheques to the ledger, cash book payments and cash book maintenance
  • Credit control including sending out chasing letters
  • Sending sales list to HMRC online on a monthly basis
  • Monthly processing of P32 on Opera
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Prepayments/accruals and journal postings
  • Inputting employee hours onto spreadsheet from clock cards, then sending this information on to the Accountants for payroll to be processed
  • Inputting absences on personnel files (on Opera)
  • Updating wage books for the following week
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