Graduate Accounts Assistant

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary £25000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid Working
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKallista Armitage

Job description

Graduate Role / Entry Level Role 

Location: Salford area (Hybrid - 3 days in / 2 days from home )
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 + Study Support


This position is fantastic for an individual who is looking to get stuck into the finance working world, and gain exposure. The role itself will sit within the commercial team, reporting into the Assistant Management Accountant including duties in Accounts Receivable and Payable functions, bank reconciliation, month end tasks and running daily/weekly reports.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Managing refunds process – making payments & compliance reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Processing supplier invoices, reconciling supplier statements and dealing with queries
  • Managing credit card expenses process
  • Managing Finance inbox & queries from Operational teams
  • Producing reports with insightful commentary where required
  • Credit control and escalation of non-payments from customers
  • Negotiating payment plans
  • Helping maintain data accuracy and data integrity
  • Completion of month end tasks with strict deadlines

Candidate Requirements:
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft excel
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be tenacious and assertive without being aggressive
  • Previous experience in a Credit Control or Customer Service role in a B2C environment would be desirable 
  • Keen to help and make suggestions to improve processes
  • Experience of working with accounting software, particularly Quickbooks, beneficial but not essential