Accounts Assistant

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£25000 - £28000 per annum
17 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
JN -012022-4569604
Corrine Vanderpuye
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Working in the Manufacturing and Production industry, this role is requires the supporting the Head of Finance in a busy team as an Accounts Assistant in Milton Keynes. The role is varied and requires a lot of attention to detail and willingness.

Client Details

Our client is a global, household name in the Manufacturing and Production industry. Due to the rate in which it is expanding, they require an Accounts Assistant to join their Milton Keynes team.


The main responsibilities for this role as an Accounts Assistant will be:

  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Cash & Banking
  • Purchasing office supplies
  • Processing Expense
  • Preparing payment runs and issuing remittance advice notes
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Answering payment queries from suppliers
  • Checking invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Coding and inputting invoices to the purchase ledger
  • Taking customer queries when the credit controller is absent
  • Setting up new customer accounts
  • Credit check customers
  • Maintain cash books (Excel) and journal transactions to the nominal ledger
  • Reconciliation cash books to bank statements and to the trial balance
  • Checking calculations and approvals of expense claims, including investigating anomalies
  • Coding and processing on the accounting system, with careful consideration of VAT rules
  • Preparing payments and advising staff of payment
  • Completion of credit card expense claims
  • Preparation and submission of P11D in conjunction with internal procedures
  • Perform vehicle registration documentation checks
  • Liaising with fleet management providers on a regular basis
  • Management of car accident procedure, pool cars, including ensuring road worthy condition
  • Ensuring car tracker database & Private mileage reconciliation


The successful candidate chosen to work as an Accounts Assistant for this position will be be:

  • IT literate
  • A quick learner
  • Capable of understanding new systems and procedures quickly.
  • SAP experience is a distinct advantage but is not essential

Job Offer

  • £25-28k
  • Based in Milton Keynes
  • Working for a large global company in the Manufacturing and Production industry

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