Accounts Assistant

Posted 23 February by Robert Walters

An exciting opportunity for an accounts assistant has arisen at an established Bolton-based manufacturing company. Working within the existing finance team, looking after the transactional elements of the business, this is a great opportunity for you to come into a varied role with exposure to a multitude of duties.

As an Accounts Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Looking after the purchase ledger / accounts payable function for the business, including:
  • Setting up supplier accounts
  • Matching invoices to PO/GRN
  • Maintaining GRNI file and log
  • Reconciling accounts to supplier statements
  • Maintaining proforma payment file and log
  • Posting invoices/credits onto Sage Line 50
  • Payment allocation
  • Update and maintain supplier account details
  • Query resolution
  • Foreign suppliers
  • Looking after the sales ledger / accounts receivable function for the business, including:
  • Posting receipts and cash allocation
  • Converting sales orders to invoices (including validation)
  • Setting up customer accounts and sales templates
  • Producing the weekly sales order file
  • Any additional ad-hoc finance tasks that may be required

As an Accounts Assistant, you will have/be:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience within finance roles
  • Ideally have come from an accounts payable / purchase ledger backgroun
  • Proficient with the use of Sage Line 50
  • High attention to detail
  • Proficient with MS packages - especially Excel
  • Experience with Sage Manufacturing would be preferable, although not essential
  • Team player
  • Motivated

For more information about this role, or any other finance-related positions, please contact Lucy Govan at Robert Walters on or .

Reference: 34542731

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