Accounts Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our clients for an Accounts Assistant to join the busy Finance department at their head office in St Helens. As Accounts Assistant you will be an integral part of the accounts team, the role will be a general accounts role working closely with the Management Accountant using Sage 50, excel and Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a similar role, be willing to take on new challenges and to work as part of a team

  • Purchase Ledger - Invoice processing, payments and statement reconciliations.
  • Sales Ledger - Invoicing and receipts processing plus statement runs.
  • Cashbook - Receipts and payment processing, bank reconciliation and cashflow forecasting.
  • Reporting and input of expenses data
  • Updating employee records and regular review of Timesheet reports and software
  • Processing sales commission claims
  • Balance Sheet control account reconciliations
  • Management Accounts preparation
  • Support to company management and staff on finance and administration related issues

Skills and Competencies Required


  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (excel, word and outlook)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise to meet tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • At least two year' working in an accounting environment


  • Sage 50 experience


  • Studying AAT or AAT qualified

Job Types: On-Going Temporary - Chance of perm for the right candidate

Salary: £19,000.00 to £22,000.00 /year

Please attach your CV to apply.

Required skills

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Credit Controller
  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Receivables
  • Sales Ledger Clerk

Reference: 34618604

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