Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 12019
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Salary: £24,000 to £25,000
  • 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

12019 – Accounts Assistant Job Spec

Location: Loughborough


Our client – a highly successful manufacturing firm based in Loughborough – is seeking an experienced accounts assistant to join their finance team on a full-time permanent basis.


The Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Purchase ledger – to match delivery notes & purchase orders and input invoices onto Sage 50 in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Liaise with Project Managers to resolve queries.
  • Sub-Contractor invoices and CIS tax deductions including reporting CIS Return to HMRC.
  • Reconcile supplier statements.
  • Bank payments to suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Credit card reconciliation.
  • Cash expenses / petty cash.
  • Wages preparation and timesheet entry onto Sage 50.
  • Assist Financial Manager with ad hoc duties at busy periods and whilst covering sickness and holiday, including payroll processing.


The Right Person

  • Ideally someone available on short notice (to start mid-Sep 2021),
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • 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 and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Sage 50, Sage Payroll & Microsoft Excel.  



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £24,000 - £25,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays (incl. Xmas closure)

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12019) on 0116 254 9404.