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Accounts Assistant

Posted 23 January by Aligra Personnel Limited Easy Apply Ended

Position Summary:

To adhere to and maintain accounting procedures for the efficient operation of the Finance Department.

Position Responsibility:


  • Daily invoicing using Operations software ensuring reconciliation to Completed Repairs Report
  • Upload of invoices to Accounting system
  • Sending invoices to Customers in the agreed format
  • Regular reconciliation between Operations and Accounting systems
  • Allocation of payments on to the ledger
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Chasing debt via telephone, letter and email
  • Investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of invoices including credit note generation
  • Code and enter supplier invoices
  • Process payments to suppliers via Bacs
  • Reconcile Supplier Statements
  • Check, code and reconcile credit card statements
  • Assisting the finance team in other duties, this may include elements of purchasing ledger.
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices, building good working relationships to resolve queries


  • Run reports as required for management review
  • Any other office duties that may arise on an Ad-Hoc basis

Key Skills:

  • A customer focused approach to Sales Ledger
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to quickly build close working relationships
  • Able to adapt to rapid change & expansion
  • Works accurately and efficiently
  • Obtaining payments from clients, while keeping good customer relationships
  • A systematic approach to work and have an eye for detail
  • Work to own initiative

Personal Attributes:

  • Logical thinker
  • Reliable
  • Effective communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible


  • Credit Control
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Communicating effectively to different customers and stakeholders
  • Using Sage Line 50, Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel etc

The package:

  • Competitive salary approx. £19k to £22k (depending on experience)
  • 23 days Holidays
  • Health Cash plan, after qualifying period
  • Company Pension, 4% employer contribution
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexi start times

Required skills

  • Finance
  • Sales Ledger
  • Accounts
  • Assistant

Reference: 34300900

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