Accounts Assistant

Arrow XL Ltd
Wigan, UK
15 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Clients and Customers are at the heart of everything we do which is why our motto is to 'make them feel special'.

As a key member of our Finance Department, you will work closely with the Transaction Processing Manager to support the ongoing growth of the company and play a huge part in our commercial success.

About the Role

Working within our dedicated finance department at our Wigan head office, you would be fully responsible for the timely and accurate processing of all transactional ledger entries including procurement, payables, receivables and cash management.

Responsibilities will include:

·Process all receivable transactions and payable transactions

·Collect any debt owed to the business, that is due or overdue for payment

·Issue weekly statements, dunning letters and legal escalations to all customers/suppliers

·Prepare and process the weekly direct debit collection

·Prepare the weekly aged debtors summary, investigating any aged debt and take corrective action

·Review all customers credit statuses and report any risks

·Process all receivables incoming and outgoing payments

·Work with the Commercial Finance team to resolve any billing/invoice queries

·Support month end ledger close

·Review open purchase orders and ensure all cost are accounted correctly

·Reconcile supplier statement, ensure all statements are balanced against invoice and purchase order

·Import bank Statements from HSBC to Oracle

·Reconcile and post all cash transactions, to ensure the bank account and the cash book match

·Timely and accurate investigation of cash queries

·Processing payment for ArrowXL within the banking system, when required

·Ad hoc projects as requested by Transaction Processing Manager or Head of Finance

About You

The position would suit someone with experience of working in accounts receivable and/or accounts payable, who has previously worked in a fast-paced client-facing business.

You should have:

·Very strong Excel skills (eg. SumIf, VLookup, Pivot Tables, etc)

·Strong analytical skills and ability to work with and manipulate large amounts of data

·At least 2 years working in a similar level accounts role, working with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and treasury
  • Ability to build relationships with all levels across the company and operation

·Experience of Oracle Cloud would be an advantage

What we offer in return

•An annual salary of £20,000 to £23,000 dependant on experience

In addition to this competitive salary, you'll receive many excellent additional benefits including:

•25 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays (which increases with service!)

•The option of private medical insurance

•A fabulous Staff Discount at

•An attractive pension plan

•Opportunities for development and progression

•Additional benefits with retailers, restaurants and many more!

•Free on-site parking

•Department competitions (including Employee of the Month!)

About Us

ArrowXL are the UK's leading provider of two-person home delivery. We strive to make the world of delivery a better place, by building a business that supports the way we live today. Most of our work is taking responsibility for storing and delivering large, bulky and heavy items - the kind of thing that typically needs two people to handle. Quite often these items need installing so guess what? We do that too!

Our culture thrives on 6 core values that form who we are...

Innovative, Safe, Respectful, Excellent, Responsible and One Team! #weareAXL

We're also proud to be 2019 winners of the Customer Care Award at the UK Warehousing Association and the Training Award at Motor Transport - so come join our award-winning team!

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