Accounts Assistant

Posted 17 July 2023
Salary £23000 - £26000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Accounts Assistant | £23,000 - £26,000 | Bolton | Broad exposure | Exciting business

Axon Moore are exclusively recruiting on behalf of a Bolton-based, high-growth, indrustry-leading client for an adaptable Accounts Assistant, able to take ownership for the Accounts Receivable processes whilst providing dynamic support to the wider finance function. As such, this opportunity is well suited to self-acclaimed ‘all-rounders’ possessing a broad and varied skillset.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Chasing overdue invoices and payments in a timely manner
  • Raising sales invoices and sending to clients in the agreed format
  • Provide excellent customer service both internally and with external stakeholders
  • Provide aged debt reports and analysis for review
  • Updating the credit tracker and notifying relevant people of change in customer credit ratings
  • Ensure invoices and cash are allocated to the correct jobs and any discrepancies are managed and reconciled and in a timely manner
  • Post invoices and cash in a timely manner so they are processed in time for month-end
  • Ensure compliance with VAT postings are reflected accurately across the finance function
  • Assist the purchase ledger function at month end and busy periods to ensure smooth workflow
  • Management and updates of all trading entity cashbook – daily / weekly / monthly
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Provide ‘Credit Safe’ reports and summaries to support risk management
  • Assist the Management Accountant and Finance Managers with month end journal postings
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Previous experience of working as a Credit Controller / AR Clerk
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and time-keeping skills
  • High attention to detail and able to take ownership of their role
  • Good IT and MS Excel skills
  • Able to remain calm and professional when dealing with difficult situations
  • Hard-working with a can-do approach to work
“Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Jack Moss at 07432597035, or see our website at”