Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 12066
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £18,000 to £20,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12066 – Accounts Assistant Job Spec

Location: Leicester

Summary of the Role

Our client – a long-established large manufacturing firm based in Leicester – is seeking an experienced accounts assistant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

Reporting to the head of finance, the successful candidate will work within an established team to provide administrative & accounting support, offering exposure to a busy and proactive finance function. Key duties include:

  • Purchase ledger management, incl. posting of invoices, reconciling supplier statements, query resolution, generation of payment runs etc,
  • Posting of bank transactions,
  • Month-end reconciliations,
  • Sales ledger management, incl. generation of invoices, credit control & posting of receipts.


The Right Person

  • Part-qual AAT, or qualified by experience,
  • Effective communication skills (good written & spoken English),
  • Proactive, can-do attitude, able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Numerate with strong IT skills.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12066) on 0116 254 9404.