Accounts Assistant

Posted 11 October by Page Personnel Finance
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As an Accounts Assistant, you will be responsible for overseeing both Ledgers and Cashbook as well as other month end tasks, reporting directly to the Finance Manager.

Client Details

My client is a well-established Group of businesses based in the New Forest.


As an Accounts Assistant, your key responsibilities will include:

Purchase Ledger

  • Batch invoices, checking coding.
  • Input PL invoices.
  • Post payments.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Set up payment runs.

Sales Ledger

  • Raise sales invoices.

  • Post receipts.

  • Send out statements.

  • Chase overdue accounts.

  • Raise inter-company recharge invoices


  • Post cashbook receipts and payments.

  • Enter and reconcile bank statements.

  • Set up electronic bank payments.

  • Issue manual cheques.

  • Period end reconciliations.

  • Monitor and reconcile inter-company current accounts on a monthly basis prior to ledger closing.


  • Cashbooks, Sales and Purchase Ledgers are the responsibility of three full time Accounts Assistants. In the absence of one, the other two will need to cover as necessary.

  • To assist other Finance Department staff as required.

  • To assist with special events as required.


To be successful in your application for Accounts Assistant, you should have:

  • Experience working in a similar role.
  • Ability to work well in a Team.
  • Finance Qualifications not essential.
  • Own Travel - Will struggle on Public Transport

Job Offer

If you are successful in your application for Accounts Assistant, you should expect:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package.
  • Great working environment.
  • Opportunity to take on further work in the future.

Required skills

  • "Accounts" OR "Assistant" OR "Forest" OR "AAT"

Reference: 39115238

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