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Accounts Assistant

Published 24 January 2024
£26000.00 - £34000.00 per hour
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Starts: 24th January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Ampthill, Bedford

Salary: £26,000 to £34,000 - dependent on experience

Type: Full Time - 12 Month FTC - Hybrid working hours available

Company Overview:

Are you currently a accounts assistant with purchase ledger or sales ledger experience? If you are a number cruncher who is looking for the next step in their finance career, keep reading!

Macildowie are currently working with a leading business within their respective field. They offer competitive benefits, within a supportive environment and flexible hybrid hours.

Key Benefits:

  • 26 Days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working hours available - Up to 3 days at home
  • Competitive pension contribution - Up to 8% matched
  • Competitive discount on company products
  • Private health care

Job Description:

As a accounts assistant, your primary responsibility will be to provide essential support to the Finance team, covering both purchase ledger and sales ledger responsibilities, with a focus on the purchase ledger side. Your role will encompass the following key accountabilities:

  • Generating Sales Invoices: Creating bills for the products or services we've sold to customers.
  • Investigating Billing Discrepancies: Investigating and resolving any questions or problems related to both sales and purchase records.
  • Maintaining Up-to-Date Customer Accounts: Ensuring that all customer accounts are accurate and current, especially in terms of payments.
  • Supporting Finance Team: Assisting the finance team with ad hoc tasks related to sales ledger, credit control, and other finance matters.
  • Building Strong Relationships: Establishing and nurturing positive connections with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Customer Focus: Strong customer service skills, building effective relationships with colleagues and external partners.
  • Team Player: Able to work effectively in a team, and meet deadlines.
  • Detail-Oriented: High attention to detail and organised task approach.

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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Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

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