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Accounts Assistant

Published 29 April 2024
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Starts: 29th April 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Northampton

Salary: £28,000 to £30,000 per year

Type: Permanent - Monday to Friday

Working Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Some flexibility)

Hybrid Working Available - Up to two days from home a week

Company Overview:

Macildowie has teamed up with a progressive and adaptable client based in Northampton, seeking a well-rounded Accounts Assistant with experience across both the sales ledger and purchase ledger. Critically to this, they are looking for someone who is passionate about accounts, and wants to focus their career on the transactional side of finance.

Ideally this client is looking for a minimum of 2 year's experience across both sides of the ledger and any experience with SAP systems is advantageous.

Accounts Payable:

  • Handle Purchase ledger invoices and credit notes, and follow up on missing invoices.
  • Ensure precise invoice coding.
  • Reconcile Aged Creditors monthly.
  • Maintain Vendor card info accurately.
  • Manage Vendor communications, address inquiries, resolve discrepancies, and handle disputes promptly.

Sales Ledger:

  • Generate customer invoices, ensuring accuracy and alignment with orders.
  • Reconcile Aged Debtors monthly.
  • Review and manage Customer card information.
  • Conduct credit control activities, including chasing overdue sales invoices.


  • Minimum 2 year's in a similar role.
  • Strong communication skills for internal and external interactions.
  • Team player with flexibility and a penchant for collaboration.

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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