Accounts Assistant

Page Personnel Finance
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Page Personnel are working in partnership with a leading UK business services organisation in Warrington to recruit for an experienced accounts assistant on a temporary to permanent basis. This role is varied and fast paced supporting an accountancy team of 5.

Client Details

The client supplies products and services across the UK . With over 20 years of proven track record in their field this is a fantastic place to enhance your career. The business is recognised as in the top family owned companies across the UK and really pride themselves on the fantastic service and a rewarding working environment.


Reporting into the Finance Manager, the accounts assistant role will include:

  • Process purchase ledger invoices, to include invoice entry, cost code allocation, general ledger postings and payments processing

  • Validation of internal information (check all purchase invoices with proof of deliveries, purchase order and quotations)
  • Process day to day cash book transactions and bank reconciliations
  • Month end journal preparation to assist with management accounts
  • Ledger closure c at the month end and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Collaborating and building relationships with operations and day to day liaison with site managers to get precise information to enable smooth functioning of costing process
  • Maintaining Company's Purchase Ledger on accounts system.
  • Report on aged creditors and make a payment plan in agreement with Finance Director and Supplier to enable company to maintain sound cash flow
  • Supplier Account Reconciliation, queries resolution and processing payments according to payment plan after receiving appropriate authorisation


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Have proven track record in similar role
  • AAT studying - advantage
  • Excel skills (including v look ups and pivot tables)
  • Fantastic work ethic
  • Experience in Sage 200 is advantage

Job Offer

This accounts assistant role will offer:

  • £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Health care
  • Pension
  • On site Parking
  • Opportunity for permanent role