Accounts Assistant

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£21000 - £24000 per annum
21 Oct 2019
21 Nov 2019
Sebastian Hannelly
Contract type
Full time

Local utilities company in Milton Keynes are on the hunt for a progressive candidates to join their team as an Accounts Assistant.

Client Details

Our client are a local utilities company with an excellent representation in the local Milton Keynes market. Growth of their customer base has created the opportunity for a progressive Accounts Assistant to join their team.


Accounts Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Management Accountants in month end processes, including journal preparation, inter company postings on the Finance system and reconciliation of some control accounts.
  • Processing sales ledger invoices, reconciling payments and maintaining clean sales ledgers. This will include closing sales ledgers within 3 working days of month end.
  • Managing daily trade payments, through PayPal, BACS and cheques and assisting with any queries.
  • Importing bank statements into accounting system daily.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices and checking back to purchase orders.
  • Liaising with suppliers to request invoices, confirm payments and answer queries.
  • Monitor and maintain our purchase order system, ensuring all spend is authorised in line with purchase orders.
  • Preparing weekly payment runs for suppliers.
  • Setting up bank transactions such as transfers and payments for expense claims and one-off purchases.


Accounts Assistant Requirements:

  • Good understanding of basic accounting concepts and double entry.
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills i.e Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP and SUMIF formulas.
  • Studying towards a professional accounting qualification, e.g. AAT/ CIMA, or a recent university accounting graduate.
  • Must be a confident speaker to be able to resolve internal and external (supplier) queries.
  • Experience within a similar industry a bonus!

Job Offer

Whats on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Study Support
  • On site parking
  • Excellent progression opportunities

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