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Accounts Assistant FTC

Published 11 October 2023
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 11th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Accounts Assistant | 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract | Leicester | Salary Up To £26,000

I am currently seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Accounts Assistant for an exciting fixed term contract opportunity. This role offers a unique opportunity to work within the automotive industry for a world renowned company.

The Role Details:

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 (plus a 30 minute lunch)
  • Fully Office Based
  • East Leicester
  • Salary up to £26,000

Key Responsibilities:

As an Accounts Assistant, you will be responsible for overseeing critical financial functions including:

  • Managing the purchase ledger, ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices.
  • Handling the sales ledger, including issuing invoices and recording payments received.
  • Conducting credit control activities to ensure timely collection of outstanding payments, maintaining healthy vendor relationships.
  • Providing prompt and accurate responses to supplier and customer queries, facilitating seamless transactions.
  • Coordinating weekly payment runs to ensure vendors are paid in accordance with company policies.
  • Additional administrative and finance duties as and where required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally within the automotive or a related industry.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy in all work.


  • Competitive salary up to £26,000 per annum.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holiday

If you possess the required experience and are keen to contribute to the success of our finance team, please submit you're CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience.

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Required Skills

  • purchase ledger
  • accounts
  • accounts assistant
  • cashbooks
  • sales ledger
  • credit control

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