Accounts Assistant

Job Description

11887 – Accounts Assistant Job Spec

Location: Remote Working With Phased Return To Leicester Office


Our Client – a manufacturing & retail group based in Leicester – is seeking an experienced purchase ledger clerk & credit controller to join their finance team on a full-time permanent basis.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Credit Control:

  • Liaise with purchase ledger to reconcile customer payments with outstanding suppliers,
  • Posting customer receipts on to Sage,
  • Reconcile accounts,
  • Carry out FDE VAT checks on customers,
  • Maintain query / debits database to ensure paperwork is processed internally,
  • Monthly customer statements,
  • Act as cover for loading invoices on to system,
  • Credit control on smaller accounts with a view to growing with business.


  • Post cash payments on Sage, supplier payments, inter-company transfers, direct debits,
  • Reconcile supplier accounts with customer receipts to raise payments to suppliers,
  • Raise payments on bank.


The Right Person

  • Ideally a graduate-level qualification, AAT-studier or qualified by experience,
  • Experience in line with the duties outlined above,
  • Experience using ERP systems / Sage would be preferrable. Experience with Dynamics a bonus,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint skills to an advanced standard,
  • Effective communication skills,
  • Proactive and 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 & deadline time keeping skills.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Location: Remote Working With Phased Return To Leicester Office
  • Salary: £20,000 - £21,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension
  • 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: 11887) on 0116 254 9404.