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Accounts Assistant

Published 11 January 2024
Up to £27000.00 per annum
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Starts: 11th January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Northampton

Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum

Type: Permanent - Hybrid working available

Study support available for the right candidate

Company Overview:

Join a thriving £18 million turnover software business based in Northampton as a Accounts Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing finance team who are also predicted to grow their turnover to £40 million in the next six months. They are open to individuals with a bias on either the purchase ledger side or the sales ledger side.

Key to this role is that they are looking for someone with intermediate excel skills who can comfortably use pivot tables and v-lookups.

Key Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable:

  • Process all Purchase ledger invoices and credit notes
  • Ensure accurate invoice coding.
  • Perform reconciliation of the Aged Creditors at month-end.
  • Create, maintain, and review Vendor card information for accuracy.
  • Verify and update the latest bank details for Vendors.
  • Handle Vendor communications, address inquiries, resolve discrepancies, and manage disputes professionally and in a timely manner.

Sales Ledger:

  • Generate customer invoices.
  • Verify the accuracy of invoices, ensuring they match the corresponding orders.
  • Maintain Customer Master Data for accuracy.
  • Reconcile the Aged Debtors at month-end.
  • Manage and review Customer card information.
  • Engage in credit control activities, including chasing up overdue sales invoices.


  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Effective communication skills for both internal and external interactions.
  • A team player who is flexible and enjoys collaborating with colleagues.
  • Intermediate Excel skills - must be able to comfortably use pivot tables and v-lookups

If you want to join first class business and take that next step in your career then apply ASAP to avoid missing out!

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