Accounts Assistant

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by CV-Library

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£21k - £21k Annual
Accounts Assistant Blackburn Immediate Start

Client Details

An excellent opportunity has arisen with a market leading manufacturing firm in Blackburn due to continued growth and expansion. This company are very profitable and looking forward to further growth in 2019 making it an exciting time to join the business.


The Accounts Assistant role is a temporary opportunity which could go permanent.

You will have the opportunity to assist in all areas within the accounts function, including sales & purchase ledgers, weekly wages, cash books and administration.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Sales Ledger

Processing of receipts, invoices, credits and adjustments as required onto the accounts system, ensuring accuracy of data entry.

Credit Control and issuance of statements, copy invoices, POD's and where necessary 7 day letters / legal notices for debt recovery.

Purchase Ledger

Processing of invoices, reconciliation of GRN's, PO's to ensure purchase invoices agree. Lodging of invoices onto accounts system, ensuring accuracy of data entry.

Querying purchase invoices as required. GRN analysis and Supplier statement reconciliations

HR / Wages

Using blank Contracts, prepare new starters details & compliance forms. Assist with HR, drafting letters & attending disciplinary interviews (note taking).

Sage Payroll : Assist with and/or prepare the weekly wages to submission for payment as required.

Cash book

Entry of Receipts & Payments .


Preparation of spreadsheets and adhoc duties as required.

Covering Reception & despatch paperwork as morning & holiday cover


In order to appy for the role you should:

Have previous experience in a similar accounts assistant role

Be available immediately to consider a temporary opportunity

Job Offer

Opportunity for role to go permanent

Reference: 210401331

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