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Accounts Payable Assistant

Published 24 August 2023
£11.50 - £13 per hour
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 24th August 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Accounts Payable Assistant / Full Time / Thurmaston / 2 month Temp / Up To £13ph

Macildowie are excited to be working with a brilliant thriving business based in Leicestershire looking to add an energetic and motivated Accounts Payable Assistant to their team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly and motivated team.

This is a 2 month role to cover an extended holiday.


  • Full Time
  • 2 Months Temporary
  • Office Based
  • Thurmaston
  • Salary up to £13ph

This has the potential to move extremely quickly, perfect for someone on a short-term notice or immediately available.


  • Ownership of cashbooks ensure precise and accurate entries
  • Ownership of the purchase ledger matching, coding and posting invoices using Sage and Xero
  • Resolving disputes and query's from suppliers and customers
  • Ensure ledger is well maintained and accurate
  • Manage emails adequately
  • Ad hoc duties


  • Experience working within accounts payable function as well as maintaining cashbooks.
  • Proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills, meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficient in using computer applications and software (especially Microsoft Office with Excel ability and preferable SAGE or Xero experience)
  • Observant and resourceful with a methodical approach
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Experience in similar role/using similar skills, Self-motivated and driven to meet challenges.
  • Able to prioritise and work under own initiative as well as within a team

If you are interested in this role please upload a copy of your up to date CV and we will be in touch to tell you more about the role.

I look forward to hearing from you!

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Required Skills

  • accounts payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • accounts assistant

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