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Sr Accounts Assistant

Published 19 October 2023
£27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 19th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Senior Accounts Assistant/ Thorpe Astley/ Permanent / Up To £29,000 / Office Based

Are you immediately available and looking for a challenge?

Macildowie are excited to be recruiting for a motivated, dedicated and experienced senior Accounts Assistant to join a successful and forward-thinking business based in Thorpe Astley. Being the United Kingdom's biggest franchisee within their field and a reputation for excellence. This isn't an opportunity you want to miss!

You will mentor a team responsible for Purchase Ledger and Cashbooks for a number of locations, supporting over 60 sites across the UK, liaising and communicating with General Managers and other support teams by phone and email to ensure invoices, supplier payments, age creditors and bank reconciliations are completed efficiently.

Reporting into a smart, determined and fun manager as well as working within a team that laugh, smile and have fun. But most importantly are proud of the quality of work they produce. If you are somebody with that similar mentality then you will do well here.


  • Mentor a team of purchase ledgers providing training and support where required
  • Maintain regular communication with hotel manager and staff, addressing their queries and requests.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and hotels to resolve invoice and banking inquiries.
  • Manage cash books, receipts, and payments, maintaining accurate records.
  • Conduct monthly bank reconciliations along with daily cash and bank reconciliations.
  • Generate daily revenue reports.
  • Complete monthly purchase ledger payment runs, supplier statement reconciliations, and age creditor reconciliations.

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience mentoring or training within accounts
  • Previous experience in a dynamic accounting team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in using computers.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Organized and methodical approach to tasks.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Ability to manage tasks and prioritize workload effectively.

Ideal Experience:

  • Commitment to continuous improvement of processes and systems.
  • Familiarity with Epicor or Microsoft Dynamics systems
  • Experience working with Multi sight accounts

Education/Experience Required:

  • Qualified by experience or currently pursuing a professional accounting qualification (AAT / CIMA / ACCA).

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

  • purchase ledger
  • accounts
  • accounts assistant
  • cashbooks
  • senior accounts
  • dynamics

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