Accounts Assistant

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 9 March 2023

Mpeople Recruitment are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join a reputable business based in Openshaw.

Role: Accounts Assistant

Location: Openshaw

Salary: £25,000-£28,000 dependant on experience

Hours of work: 37.5 either 8:30 to 4:30 or 9 to 5


  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • please note this company has 2 shutdowns in the year, 2 weeks in summer (last week of July and first week of August) and they also shut down at Christmas.
  • Free Parking

The role is office based, and you will work alongside the Finance Manager.



  • Enter all purchase invoices/credits on for payment.
  • Produce a monthly cheque run in accordance with supplier’s agreements.
  • Manage and monitor the Purchase Ledger database.
  • Reconcile Suppliers purchase ledger statements to our records resolving any issues that arise.
  • Ensure all payments are posted and allocated to the purchase ledger
  • Ensure cash received is posted and allocated on to the correct customers account on a daily basis.
  • Issue statements to all customers on a monthly basis.
  • Contact customers by telephone/email on an ‘as required’ basis’ to maximise cash collection.
  • Resolve all customer queries that transpire, this could be copy invoices, proof of delivery, pricing queries etc.
  • Manage and monitor Sales Ledger database.
  • Enter new customers onto database as required ensuring that all relevant pre checks have been completed.
  • Report any problematical accounts due to slow payments, exceeding credit or insurance limits.
  • Ensure all debts are insured where possible.
  • Maintain the End Column debtor’s ledger and note actions taken on old debts and resolve the queries.
  • At busy times of day assist with the answer of incoming telephone call as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of the management accounts as required.
  • Assistance with preparation of annual budgets.
  • Attend training and develop relevant knowledge and skills.
  • Any other responsibility deemed reasonable by yourself and management.



Please note that Mpeople cannot respond to all applicants due to the high volumes of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept that on this occasion your application hasn’t been successful. Mpeople wishes you all the best in your job search.

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