Accounts Assistant

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted: 7 February 2024

Mpeople Recruitment are currently seeking an experienced and self-motivated Accounts Assistant on behalf of our client who are reputable and well-established manufacturer in Oldham (OL1).

  • Hours of work: 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday (would consider 8-4.30 or 9-5.30)
  • Salary: £26,000 - £29,000 dependent on experience
  • Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays & free parking

The Accounts Assistant will assist the financial controller in ensuring all the Purchase ledger and Sales ledger transactions are processed in a timely manner and to process the weekly wages.


Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Processing all supplier invoices ensuring they are matched to delivery notes, purchase orders and coded to the correct nominal ledger code and supplier account.
  • Posting purchase ledger payments to the correct supplier account.
  • Identification and resolution of queries.
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliation.
  • Performing supplier payment runs.
  • Process & post expenses claims / credit card transactions for internal staff.
  • Posting customer receipts to the correct customer account.
  • Credit control, following up with customers for outstanding accounts.
  • Process the weekly payroll, including processing starters & leavers.
  • To assist with audit requirements at year end.
  • Filing and general office administration/housekeeping.
  • Any other duties to be determined from time to time.


The required traits, skills, and background:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience within a similar role is essential
  • Experience using Xero would be advantageous, but is not essential.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Able to prioritise and organise workload.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Team player


Please note that Mpeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as not been successful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search

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