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Accounts Assistant

Published 22 August 2023
£20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Coalville, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 22nd August 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity: Accounts Assistant Position at Thriving SME in Coalville

Macildowie are thrilled to present an opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated Accounts Assistant to join a rapidly growing SME business situated in Coalville. This is your chance to become an integral part of a well-organised Finance team and directly report to the accomplished Accounts Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities: As the Accounts Assistant, you will take on a variety of essential tasks within the Finance department, including but not limited to:

  • Purchase Ledger: Handle the complete cycle of invoice posting and processing, meticulously allocate payments to the ledger, and reconcile supplier statements.
  • Supplier Payment Runs: Prepare payment runs for supplier statements and ensure they are ready for approval.
  • Credit Control: Exhibit effective communication skills in the timely collection of outstanding payments and skillfully manage payment-related queries from suppliers.
  • Financial Reconciliations: Undertake precise bank and petty cash postings and reconcile all accounts to maintain financial accuracy.
  • Expense Management: Oversee credit card and expenses transactions, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Administrative Assistance: Provide valuable administrative support as needed to streamline operations.
  • Team Collaboration: Contribute to the wider team by participating in ad-hoc tasks, supporting colleagues as required.

Requirements: To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Proven experience in finance and accounting, ideally in a similar capacity.
  • Strong organisational skills and an impeccable attention to detail.
  • Effective communication abilities, both in written and verbal formats.
  • Proficiency in financial software and systems for efficient data management.
  • An adaptable and proactive approach to problem-solving and task execution.


  • Competitive remuneration package in line with your skills and experience.
  • Opportunity to work within a thriving SME, contributing to its growth and success.
  • Collaborative work environment with a well-established Finance team.
  • Room for professional growth and development.

If you're ready to take your finance and accounting career to the next level with an exciting and dynamic SME, we encourage you to apply for the Accounts Assistant role.

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