Accounts Assistant

Posted 7 March by Woodrow Mercer Group

My client one of the fastest growing retail brands in the UK, who aspire to be one of the best companies to work for in the UK, are looking for an Accounts Assistant. Reporting to the Financial Accountant, you will take responsibility for the processing and reconciliation of the company's sales ledgers including management of cash collection. Additionally, you will provide support and cover for other areas of the finance function.

You will be responsible for;

  • Generate and distribute sales invoices, including bank upload and input on customer portals
  • Maintain daily banking records including internet payments, customer receipts and bank reconciliation.
  • Responsible for full credit control process, including provision of debtor statements, management of the credit insurance and reporting on aged debt position
  • Manage customer returns, credits and enquiries
  • Set up new customer accounts in accordance with agreed process
  • Responsible for maintaining and reconciling the sales ledger, including sales ledger reconciliations for the bank
  • Responsible for incoming queries in finance team group in boxes
  • Absence cover for colleagues in accounts department

Experience required;

  • Previous experience in an Accounts office and credit control
  • Strong Microsoft and Excel skills
  • Ideally be studying for the AAT (Association of Accounting Technician or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with an ERP system preferred
  • Key Competencies / Attributes Required
  • Self-motivation and determination to succeed essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisation and administrative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.


  • £20,000-£25,000 (depending on experience)
  • 25 days' holiday per annum
  • 37 hours per week
  • Private health insurance & cash plan
  • Participation in company annual bonus scheme
  • Staff discount

Required skills

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Credit Control

Reference: 34629218

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