Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH3296_1625136269
Contact Name: Mark Newland
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2021 11:44

Job Description

Accounts Assistant

Job Location: Northamptonshire (commutable from Northampton, Brixworth, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby etc.)
Job Salary: £22k - £25K Dependent upon experience, opportunities for progression
Job Details: Full Time, permanent. Possible flexible working hours

We are currently working with a well-known material testing company in Northamptonshire who are looking to hire an Accounts Assistant to start as soon as possible.

The company are well established and have been operating for almost 100 years now, serving customers worldwide. They have a positive history of hiring and progressing candidates throughout the company, offering good benefits and training opportunities.

The main responsibilities of the role will be to:

  • Manage all functions of overseas customer accounts (sales invoicing, credit control, dealing with customer queries, credit checks / application etc.).
  • Cash allocations.
  • Processing credit card payments.
  • Sending monthly statements to customers.
  • Processing monthly payroll.
  • Provide flexible support and assistance to colleagues in the finance team and Chief Accountant.

Candidate criteria:
Ability to work in a team, attention to details, ability to work to deadlines, flexibility, adaptability and good interpersonal skills are key requisites for this role. Candidate must be well organised, proactive, be willing to learn and cover for colleagues. IT literacy, credit control experience and payroll experience are essential.

Experience with handling multi-currency expense claims and currency stocks, a solid background in managing credit card expenditure and reporting is desirable.

Evidence of a working knowledge of creating, maintaining and sharing basic Excel spreadsheets is desirable, as well as knowledge of Access Dimensions Accounts and/or Goldmine CRM.

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