Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 11880
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £19,000 to £20,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 23+STAT, Auto-Enrolment Pension, Parking
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11880 – Accounts Assistant Job Spec

Location: Leicester


Our Client – a long-established manufacturer in the construction sector – is seeking an experienced all-round accounting assistant with a particular focus on accounts receivables / credit control. Candidates with payroll experience would be a distinct advantage, but if not, our client will train you up.


The Role

Based in their Leicester office, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Credit Control,
  • Bank Reconciliations,
  • Raising credit notes,
  • Liaising with warehouse staff to confirm goods can be dispatched for proforma customers,
  • Customer queries (via phone & email),
  • Communicate effectively with internal departments & customers regarding any accounts queries,
  • Opening new credit accounts,
  • Cover required for accurately checking despatch notes & creating invoices on a daily basis,
  • Purchase Ledger: inputting invoices on to Sage once matched to purchase order / delivery notes,
  • Sage Payroll: weekly PAYE staff incl. calculating hours worked,
  • Filing and other related adhoc duties.


The Right Person

  • Previous credit control experience is essential, together with all-round accounts knowledge & experience (purchase & sales ledger) in line with the duties outlined above,
  • Knowledge & experience using Sage is essential,
  • Experience with Payroll on Sage is preferred (but will offer training),
  • Effective communication skills & an excellent telephone manner is required,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Outlook & Word skills to a good standard.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £20,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time (8:00 / 8:30am – 4:30pm)
  • Holiday 23 Days + Bank Holidays (reserve up to 4-days for Xmas shutdown)
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension
  • Free On-Site Parking

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11880) on 0116 254 9404.