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Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Published 23 April 2024
£25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Coventry, West Midlands
Job Starts: 23rd April 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Position: Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Location: Coventry, Warwickshire

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 (potentially negotiable in outstanding cases)

Term: Permanent OR Temporary-to-Permanent, Full-time

Macildowie are pleased to be partnered with a dynamic SME within the Manufacturing sector based in Coventry, Warwickshire. We are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper to join their team consisting of 3 Accounts professionals. We are urgently seeking a dedicated individual to manage the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and small Payroll operations for a team of 35 employees.


  • 24 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Avoid the 'rush-hour' with regular hours of 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday
  • A position that encourages autonomy and no micro-management
  • Opportunity to become a part of a passionate and welcoming team that encourages you to be yourself!


  • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions efficiently and accurately
  • Handle small-scale Payroll processing for 35 employees
  • Utilise intermediate Excel skills to input/analyse financial data and prepare reports
  • Interact professionally with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Independently troubleshoot challenges using initiative and sound judgement
  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and company policies

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience in a similar role, demonstrating competence in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable (including some Credit Control), and Payroll functions.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel is essential.
  • AAT qualification and/or a Degree in Accounting & Finance (or similar) are desirable; however, candidates with equivalent qualifications by experience will also be considered.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, utilising initiative to overcome challenges effectively.

If you are a proactive and driven Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper seeking a new challenge within a dynamic SME environment, apply now to join this thriving close-knit team.

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