Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger / Credit Control

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Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

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£25k - 28k per year


Sales, Retail & Customer Service

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Sales, Retail & Customer Service

Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger / Credit Control

Accounts Assistant – Purchase Ledger / Credit Control

£25,000 - £28,000 Depending on experience

Temporary – Permanent

Monday – Friday 40 hours per week


Proman is working with a manufacturing business who is looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant on a full-time, temporary - permanent basis. You will be working within a busy Accounts team so experience within a fast-paced environment is essential. This is a varied Finance/Accounts Assistant position where you will be required to prepare monthly journals, reconcile balance sheets, and maintain ledgers. Therefore, experience in an all-round Finance position is essential for this position.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing sales ledger, ensuring sales invoices are raised accurately and efficiently.
  • Responsible for credit control in its entirety.
  • Ensuring that credit notes are raised for all customer complaints/returns in a timely manner.
  • Resolving customer queries and communicating with internal/external stakeholders to reach resolution on any discrepancies/escalations.
  • Cash/bank allocations
  • General ledger housekeeping and undertake other duties as requested to support the financial team.

Key job requirements:

Essential Criteria:

  • At least two years’ experience in a purchase ledger position.
  • AAT or equivalent qualification desired, but not essential.
  • Good level of IT skills. Proven experience of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Sage experience preferred but not essential.
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as you will be working with other departments as well as external suppliers.
  • Advocate of excellent customer care dealing with a range of supplier queries/concerns in a professional manner.
  • Excellent organisational, planning prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and have a flexible approach to work to meet the requirements of both the finance team and the wider company.
  • Flexible approach to hours to ensure deadlines met and finance department adequately staffed.
  • To convey an appropriate rationale and interest in applying for this post

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