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Accounts Assistant

Salary £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Location Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00047893
Published 10 months ago

Job Description


A well established business based in Northampton is seeking an accounts assistant to join their rapidly growing team. The company offers excellent career opportunities and are market leaders in their industry, providing competitive employee benefits. If you have experience in credit control, sales ledger, or as an accounts assistant, then this could be the right job for you.


  • Authorising and allocating credit notes
  • Chasing any overdue payments
  • Ensure that payments are received in line with company policies
  • Deal with all branch and supplier queries and emails
  • Liaise with the wider Accounting function to ensure any account queries and discrepancies are resolved efficiently
  • Preparing and posting journals
  • Analysis and reporting on a monthly basis
  • Attend meetings with Suppliers
  • Assist the Commercial Accountant with ad hoc queries
  • Assist with training and development of new starters within the team
  • Ensure that all paperwork received and prepared is accurately filed away
  • Process payments via BACS, Cheques, and credit notes and ensure they are correctly coded to the relevant cost centres
  • Assist with month end processes including the preparation of accruals


  • Experience of working within a large multi-site organisation preferred
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with customers, suppliers and internal Accounting teams
  • Ability to understand and process large volumes of transactional data using Financial systems and Excel
  • Previous experience in credit control, sales ledger, or transactional level accounts roles is essential
  • Ability to plan and manage daily tasks and processes

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