Accounts Assistant

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary Up to £30,000 DOE
LocationBasford, Stoke-on-Trent
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLouise Matthews

Job description

Axon Moore have an URGENT need for an Accounts Assistant to join an acquisitive business in Stoke-on-Trent, which over this year is expected to at least double in size! Initially appointed on a 3 month temporary basis, this role has a real potential of going for permanent for the right candidate. 

This role will see you working closely with their impressive and high calibre Finance Manager and, if made permanent will offer you a rewarding career.  

Main Duties:
  • End to end purchase ledger management for the Group
  • Payment runs weekly/monthly and any adhoc payments as required
  • Scanning and filing
  • Liaising internally and externally to resolve supplier queries
  • Completion of thorough monthly statement reconciliation’s
  • Ensuring invoices are input accurately in a timely manner with correct VAT coding and nominal coding
  • Producing accruals and prepayments report for month end
  • Weekly cashflow reporting for each Group Company
  • Bank reconciliations for all Group Companies
  • Drawdown of funds as required
  • Management Accounts production
  • Weekly reporting and analysis as required
  • Any other adhoc requirements to support the Central Finance Function
Person Specification:
  • Previous purchase ledger experience is required
  • Previous Management Accounts experience is advantageous 
  • Good time management
  • Work well to strict deadlines
  • Experience of working on multiple ledgers
  • Experience of Xero Accounting Software is advantageous
  • Experience using Microsoft office suite
  • Strong communication skills
  • AAT qualified would be advantageous
Although the initial temporary assignment will be fully focused on supporting with the purchase ledger function, if made permanent with the growth the business is currently going through, this role is highly likely to become an Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant role with full exposure across all of the transactional finance and preparation of management accounts, and would therefore also suit candidates who have had exposure to management accounts.

This really is a fantastic temp to perm opportunity! In return you will be offered of a salary of up to £30,000 DOE and will benefit from working on hybrid basis.

Please apply now for immediate consideration!